The Science Behind User Experience Design

  • Asad Ali JunaidEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10516)


Planning and conducting User Experience (UX) activities in a structured and scientific manner has many advantages. It is important that UX Professionals understand the scientific basis of UX methods and leverage them to enhance the UX of the application being designed. It would also be easier for the UX designer to get a buy-in from the stakeholders if his design recommendations are based in scientific logic and whetted by supporting data. In this course, UX relevant social sciences based scientific concepts and methods will be presented to the audience in a way which is simple to understand and easily to assimilate.


User Experience Empirical research Scientific methods UX Experimental design Logic Data collection and analysis Data representation Measuring user performance Biases in research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

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