Cognitive Principles of Graphic Displays

@inproceedings{Tversky2002CognitivePO,
  title={Cognitive Principles of Graphic Displays},
  author={Barbara Tversky},
  year={2002}
}
Graphic displays, such as maps, that portray visible things are ancient whereas graphic displays, such as graphs and diagrams, that portray things that are inherently not visible, are relatively modern i ventions. They serve a variety of functions, such as providing models, attracting attention, supporting memory, facilitating inference and discovery. Graphic displays use space to convey meaning in ways that are cognitively natural, as suggested by historical and developmental examples… CONTINUE READING
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