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November 12, 2011

Why rounded corners are easier on the eyes

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An August 17, 2011 UX Movement post by Anthony relates the science behind the observation.

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Long story short: the eye and brain can more quickly process information without abrupt directional changes.

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The flow chart on the left shows a definite bias towards B. The T junction is probably the only bit that really shouldn't be rounded.

Posted by: Graeme | Nov 14, 2011 2:05:05 AM

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