And yet many of the technological tools seem to be designed by someone who doesn’t understand much about the brain and how it operates. Too much information gets thrown at us at once, too many visual elements clutter up the display, and the steps that must be taken to get us what we want aren’t made clear. Maybe this mismatch is part of why users so often try an app once and then never return to it.

Source: Shaping Our Tools To Fit the Brain « Annie Murphy Paul

I’m torn… Do the apps need to conform to the user, or does the user need to conform to the apps?

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