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The Inmates Are Running the Asylum illustrates how talented people continuously design bad software-based products and why we need technology to work the way average people think.
Adaptive Path co-founder Indi Young has written a roll-up-your-sleeves book for designers, managers, and anyone else interested in making design strategic, and successful.
Emotional Design explores the deep influence the feelings that objects evoke have on consumers—from spending thousands on Gucci bags to the impact of emotion on everyday designs.
The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables.
Margaret Mackey analyses how the activities of reading, viewing, and playing intertwine and affect development in young readers.
Critic Sven Birkerts explores the impact of technology on the experience of reading. The Gutenberg Elegies explores how literature intimately shapes and nourishes the inner life.
A helpful guide for documenting the various stages that create a UX design, Communicating the User Experience provides insights for those new to the field and polishing techniques for veterans.
Predictably Irrational presents illuminating experiments by MIT behavioral economist Dan Ariely that refute the assumption that we behave in fundamentally rational ways.
With Made to Stick, accomplished educators and idea collectors Chip and Dan Heath reveal the anatomy of ideas that stick and explain ways to make ideas stickier.
Nobel Prize Winner Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow brings together his research in psychology that has influenced economics, medicine, design, and politics.
Believe Me sheds new light on how to shift perceptions and get others to believe in what you're doing with storytelling axioms designed to change how you think about your work
A complete course on advertising and a quick reference on particular topics, The Advertising Concept Book covers all aspects of the business, from how to write copy and choose a typeface to how agencies work.
Mind Hacks explores cognitive neuroscience through a series of experiments, tricks, and tips related to vision, motor skills, attention, cognition, and subliminal perception.
Author Joshua Foer goes on a quest to improve his memory, calling on the world's top "mental athletes" to guide him.
A comprehensive reference that provides a critical presentation of 100 different research methods for human-centered design.
First, businesses discovered quality as a competitive edge; next came service. This book is a primer on how, and why, some products satisfy customers and others frustrate them.
G. Kawasaki brings two decades of experience to offer a guide for anyone who dreams of starting anything. The Art of the Start provides you with everything you need from raising money to fostering a community.
Dispelling the myths surrounding starting a business and showing how common assumptions can get in the way. After reading, you will be able to grow your business in a predictable and productive way.
The Mobile Frontier will assist in navigating the fast-changing mobile landscape while inspiring you to explore the possibilities mobile technology presents.

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