Learn about minimizing costs to the end user.
- [Instructor] Psychology is the study of understanding … people's behaviors and emotions. … What makes someone tick? … What makes them happy? … Without the ability to predict these behaviors, … successful UX can't exist. … To the untrained eye, good design might seem like … a series of happy accidents. … But each color, shape, line, font, text, and graphic … signifies something. … Curved shapes represent positive emotional messages. … Odd one out images draw the eye in. … These are just a couple of psychological principles … that direct our attention and our subconscious … to where the designer wants it to be. … And most of them are so hard-wired … that we don't even notice them anymore. … The sweet and simple premise is good UX gets the user … to where they want to be, as quickly … and as smoothly as possible. … They encourage minimized cognitive load. … In cognitive psychology, cognitive load refers to … the total amount of mental effort … being used in working memory. … A task with a high cognitive load …
- Why form design matters
- Incorporating visual information
- Selecting colors for web forms
- Designating types of inputs
- Grouping and sequencing questions
- Helping with predictive search
- Showing validation and success messages
- Addressing errors
- Designing forms for mobile screens
- Leveraging boxes, buttons, and tabs
- Adding CAPTCHA to forms
- Accessibility considerations
Skill Level Intermediate
Design the Web: Styling Form Elementswith Chris Converse39m 34s Beginner
Careers in Web Design and Developmentwith Jen Kramer27m 55s Intermediate
1. Forms Are for Everyone
2. Form Organization
3. Organizing Content
4. Guiding Users Through the Form
5. Actions and Buttons
Alignment and styling3m 24s
6. Form Visuals
7. Specific Form Type Tips
8. Common Form Needs and Considerations
Next steps2m 3s
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