Research Design Connections reports and synthesizes (in everyday language) the findings of recent and classic research in neuroscience, cognitive science, and the social sciences that are useful to designers. Both designers and their clients are finding it more and more important to base design decisions on rigorous research into how people relate to the man-made and natural worlds. Investments in human resources, materials, real estate, and tooling are rapidly becoming more expensive. Research Design Connections supplies the knowledge resources design professionals need to develop exceptional places and objects, valued by both clients and users. Using insights derived from objective, unbiased research to inform design decisions creates a competitive advantage that increases the perceived value of design services. Subscribers receive a monthly newsletter as well as access to the archive of past Research Design Connections articles: over 3,000 useful articles on all aspects of research-backed design.
Sally Augustin, PhD
Research Design Connections
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