All tagged digital culture

Digital Design & Time On Device; Why Aesthetic Experience Helps Us To Understand the Psychological Impact of Living in a Digital Culture

How does our consumer driven society influence digital design, and what psychological impact might it have upon users? Drawing from Nir Eyal’s customer engagement manual Hooked: How to build habit-forming products, Vanessa Bartlett explores the various triggers that interface designers deploy to render online environments more habit-forming.

Truth, Time & Authenticity on Instagram

Time on Instagram is always presented as supplementary information. When an image or video is posted to the newsfeed or story section of an Instagram account, the pictorial and/or audiovisual content of the post is its primary tool for communication. This post is an exploration of the absence of time, and its impact on authenticity and transparence within Instagram.

Fields of Perception


This essay will investigate how digital technology engagement affects the cognitive process of perception, employing the discourse explored in the opening panel discussion of Cognitive Sensations. In the debate, we discussed the influences of virtual reality and digital technology on the relationship between perception and the environment.