List of essays that combines two seemingly unrelated ideas

APR 26, 2023

15 min read

Ashby's law User Experience Design

Ashby's law can help us understand the interaction between users' mental models and products, focusing only on the complexity of both. For simpler applications, a lower level of cognitive complexity is needed, allowing users to easily navigate and interact with the UI. However, for more complex tools such as Blender, which require a higher level of cognitive complexity, novice users may find themselves overwhelmed and disengaged.