Designing for Human Behaviour: The Psychology of UX
This half day workshop will provide an introduction to how psychology is applied to UX, with a focus on UX research methods. It will be a hands on workshop designed to build knowledge and skill, so active participation is required. During this workshop you will:
Be introduced to a selection of psychological theories and principles and learn how to apply them to your UX work
Learn about various UX research methods and the research questions they are best suited to
Learn how to structure a research guide
Learn how to conduct an interview and contextual inquiry
Gain awareness of the various ethical considerations when conducting research.
About Erin Turner
When Erin was nearing the end of her Psychology training, she decided she wanted to work in an area that improved the work lives of as many people as possible. With that, she specialised in Organisational Psychology (i.e. the Psychology of people at work) and ventured into UX, where she could research and design interfaces and systems to positively impact the lives of millions of people.
Erin’s passion is understanding human behaviour through powerful and appropriate research techniques. Erin started her UX career as a consultant and spent many years consulting to large organisations across a range of industries. Erin has developed and led UX Research teams and has more recently diverted her attention to the UX of staff systems. As a Registered Organisational Psychologist, Erin is also passionate about developing teams and mentoring new UXers.
Refund policy: We understand that things change so a full refund is available until 1 week before event. A 50% refund is available between a week and 2 days before the event. 2 days or less notice will forfeit the ticket price. Tickets ARE transferable so if you can't make it, let us know who you'd like to transfer it to and that's fine!