Whitney Hess has put together the first part of a series of articles for those looking to get into user experience design. The first part is a collection of resources to get immersed in the topics of the field. Whitney writes:
The best way to learn a new language is to go to a country where it’s spoken and immerse yourself in the confusion. Soon the unfamiliar will become familiar, and before you know it you’ll be fluent.
If you’re interested in getting to know more about user experience, I recommend doing the same. You may choose to simply understand the terminology, or become conversant. You might later decide to tackle some of the more complex concepts.
Read Part 1 on Whitney's blog, Pleasure and Pain.