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Movement is eye-catching. Paying attention to movement in our peripheral vision was a key survival skill when we shared space with lions on the savannah. On the web, however, movement is just plain annoying. It takes our eyes from the task we are trying to do. Don't make page elements blink or wave or roll or jump around gratuitously.

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