Fonts for learning: Why disfluency can help memory and learning

Eight long years ago I wrote about research which suggested that if you want people to remember and learn, use a font which makes it harder to read (read the original article here). Now a team of psychologists, economists and designers have collaborated to create a typeface which practically applies this insight.

The Design Psych
Feb 11, 2019 · 4 min read

“Sans Forgetica features two key design elements that question the Gestalt understanding of type. One is the unconventional back-slanting of the typeface… and the other is the gaps we’ve been able to produce within the letterform itself.”
— Stephen Banham, RMIT lecturer and typographer

Designer Psychology

Exploring the space between design and psychology