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#136 Creativity with Denise Jacobs & Chris Noessel

“Unfold your brain – Skyrocket your creative ability” was the title of Denise Jacobs’s highly interactive workshop at UXLx this spring. We talked to Denise about how to banish our inner critic and the mental blocks that get in the way of creative thinking. We also talked about how you can improve focus and get your brain into a […]

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Interview with @denisejacobs at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 5 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 5 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016“Unfold your brain – Skyrocket your creative ability” was the title of Denise’s workshop. We looked at how to banish our inner critic and the mental blocks that get in the way of creative thinking. We also looked at how you can improve focus and get your […]

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#112 Brain food with Steve Portigal, Pete Trainor & Anjan Chatterjee

This podcast is episode 9 of 9 recorded at Interact London 2015

This podcast is episode 9 of 9 recorded at Interact London 2015Our first of two shows featuring interviews from Interact London 2015 has a bit of a brain-related theme to it. We talk to Steve Portigal about mindfulness, self-insight and presence and how these impact on your work as a designer. We talk to Pete Trainor about designing happiness and […]

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Interview with @Anjan435 at #interactLDN 2015

This podcast is episode 6 of 9 recorded at Interact London 2015

This podcast is episode 6 of 9 recorded at Interact London 2015Neurologist, cognitive neuroscientist and author Anjan Chatterjee joined us after his keynote presentation on day 2 of Interact london to talk about the neuroscience of aesthetics. Beauty matters. Our responses to beauty are automatic and the context we find things in is crucial to […]

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#97 James & Per & Joe peel onions

We talk to Joe Leech about psychology for designers and bullshit science. We debunk some myths and “rules” that come across as truths. How do you construct an argument with facts rather than fiction? How do we validate our data inputs and build confidence in our designs and decisions? We get into the ethics of both […]

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