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Details can have major impacts on people’s behavior

Details can have major impacts on people’s behavior Details can have major impacts on people’s behavior
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…small and apparently insignificant details can have major impacts on people’s behavior. A good rule of thumb is to assume that ‘everything matters.’ In many cases, the power of these small details comes from focusing the attention of users in a particular direction.

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