Evil by Design: Design patterns that lead us into temptation
by Chris Nodder
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2012
Number of pages: 361
Evil by Design takes a tongue and cheek look at how web and application design can be used to exploit psychological principles to persuade us to act. Features include: Examples of evil designs from around the Web; Introduction to the psychology of persuasion; How-to steps to replicate these patterns on your own site.
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