Mini pattern

Problem summary

We have a tendency to recall the first and the last items in a series best


  • Use when users remembering specific options is of importance to your design.

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How do you order list items?

Present important items at the beginning and end of a list to maximize recall and the likelihood that users will remember those items when the time comes to make a decision. Initial items are remembered more efficiently than items later in a list. Items at the end of a list are recalled more easily immediately after their presentation.

User Interface Design Patterns