Book: Mental Models - Aligning Design Strategy with User Behavior

16 Mar 2008 - 9:16pm
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Howie Chang
2008

Hi,

Have anyone read this yet? Any thoughts or comments?

There is no single methodology for creating the perfect product—but you can
> increase your odds. One of the best ways is to understand users' reasons for
> doing things. Mental Models gives you the tools to help you grasp, and
> design for, those reasons. Adaptive Path <http://adaptivepath.com/>co-founder Indi
> Young<http://www.rosenfeldmedia.com/books/mental-models/author/biography/>has written a roll-up-your-sleeves book for designers, managers, and anyone
> else interested in making design strategic, and successful.
>

http://www.rosenfeldmedia.com/books/mental-models/

Cheers,
Howie

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17 Mar 2008 - 8:33am
SemanticWill
2007

I haven't bought it yet - but I would love an objective review of this book.
Chauncey - you said you had started it - have you finished iet yet - and is
it worth it?

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 10:16 PM, Howie C. <howie.c at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Have anyone read this yet? Any thoughts or comments?
>
> There is no single methodology for creating the perfect product—but you
> can
> > increase your odds. One of the best ways is to understand users' reasons
> for
> > doing things. Mental Models gives you the tools to help you grasp, and
> > design for, those reasons. Adaptive Path <http://adaptivepath.com/>co-founder
> Indi
> > Young<
> http://www.rosenfeldmedia.com/books/mental-models/author/biography/>has
> written a roll-up-your-sleeves book for designers, managers, and anyone
> > else interested in making design strategic, and successful.
>
>
> --
> ~ will
>
> "Where you innovate, how you innovate,
> and what you innovate are design problems"
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Will Evans | CrowdSprout
> tel +1.617.281.1281 | fax +1.617.507.6016 | will at crowdsprout.com

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