Designing for Happiness: The User and Business Benefits of Positive Design

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2017-09-25
200 pages

Book Description

The promise of has always been about happiness in one form or another. aspires to make tiresome chores go faster, to help people get better at their work, and to augment human abilities. And yet, research suggests that has a strong negative impact on our lives. We all struggle a little with being human in the digital age.

How can we start designing toward long-term well-being rather than short-term goals of attention and conversion? Just as countries are measuring well-being and companies are looking more closely at employee happiness, technology can begin to look at techniques for measuring and cultivating happiness. Learn how to apply that latest thinking in positive psychology, emotional , and practical to design everyday technologies that contribute to personal and collective well-being.

  • Explore the core of the science of happiness to apply to designing technology
  • Focus on that will cultivate long-term well-being as well as align with short-term goals
  • Employ new methods for understanding emotion, attachment, and well-being

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Technology as a Happiness
Chapter 2. The Emotional Side of Design

Book Details

  • Title: Designing for Happiness: The User and Business Benefits of Positive Design
  • Author:
  • Length: 200 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-09-25
  • ISBN-10: 1491953144
  • ISBN-13: 9781491953143
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