Mini pattern

Problem summary

We understand a new idea or concept by linking it to another

Usage

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Solution

Explain difficult concepts by making analogies.

Rationale

Letting users grasp an idea by association can help ease understanding, influence how it is perceived, and adjust how we think and act.


User Interface Design Patterns