We're always absorbing new information, techniques and ideas, and sometimes we even conduct our own research. Follow along to read more about how we think and work.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) recently stated that we are facing a “tsunami of mental illness” from problems stored up during lockdown. Last week marked Mental Health Awareness week, 18-24th May; but this is one area that should always be taken seriously. Mental health matters - not just for a single week, but every day of every year.
From pigs to pooches, animals always generate a lot of love. Animal aficionados are posting a whole bevy of images and messages about their pets across all social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok during the pandemic. Work based platforms, such as Slack also have their fair share of pet pics.
Website use in the current uneasy climate is altering. People are scared, consumers are spending differently and it’s all changed. Here at The User Story we use psychology as part of our daily process. We analyse, we debate, we test. We decided to take a look at the data.
Sync the City is a 54 hour startup event, where individuals pitch ideas and the final 10 pitchers then get to pick a team and build that idea into a launchable startup! Sync Norwich (the organisers) compare this to a combination of an episode of The Apprentice and an episode of Dragon’s Den… I’m inclined to agree.
To many, graphic design and UX design could be considered quite similar. Now I’ve had my foot in both camps, is the above true or are they actually very different?
When I started as a UX researcher at The User Story, the research part of it was the least of my worries. Throughout my degree and masters in psychology, I had conducted countless studies, both qualitative and quantitative. I was used to gathering scientific data so doing research that I’d been told just has to ‘be good enough’ should be easy right?
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