13 Days of Figma / Day 2 - Design Principles for Reducing Cognitive Load

Original article: Design Principles for Reducing Cognitive Load

Research suggests our short-term memory stores are generally limited to around five items; visual working memory, responsible for encoding and storing visual information whilst we carry out other tasks, is thought to be limited to just four distinct items.

Taken from Issue 3 - Design Principles for Reducing Cognitive Load