Sarah Witman is a freelance writer, editor, and fact checker for a variety of publications, including Discover and Pacific Standard.
Injuries and deaths from Norman doors are often later chalked up to human error, designer Don Norman says. But the error is not the user's. It's the designer's.
The Ukrainian artist Miso captures the Chernobyl tragedy in millions of pinholes—creating maps of trauma that feel at once fragile and powerful, ephemeral and enduring.
Research shows that, while people feel more in control after a "power pose," there are no significant changes in their overall behavior.