Designing For Humans: The Psychology of UI/UX

Session 18 of this month’s tech talk, ‘The Podium,’ delved into the captivating topic of “Designing for Humans: The Psychology of UI/UX ” The discussion centered around effective strategies and best practices in UI/UX, exploring how thoughtful design can enhance the user experience. Leading this insightful session was one of our esteemed experts #atthelab, Shobethan Mohaneswaran, an Associate Tech Lead specializing in UI/UX.


  • Understanding User Behavior
  • Emotional Design
  • User-Centered Design Principles
  • Color Psychology and Visual Perception
  • Information Architecture and Mental Models
  • Usability and Accessibility
  • Feedback, Error Handling, and User Trust
  • Future Trends in Psychologically Informed Design


  • University Students
  • Design Professionals
  • Accessibility Experts
  • Product Managers
  • Educators
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Social Innovators
  • Marketing Professionals
  • User Experience (UX) Designers
  • Advocacy Groups
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Researchers

Presented by

Shobethan Mohaneswaran

Associate Tech Lead

Shobethan Mohaneswaran, a self-taught UI/UX engineer since 2013, embarked on a journey of freelancing and self- learning before pursuing a BSc. In Computer Science. His dedication to the craft led him to transition into an industry- level UI/UX role in 2018, where he gained hands-on experience in various design requirements.