I’m doing some form of data visualization learning for 180 days because I need to #JFDI.
p 86-105 The Beauty Paradox: Art and Communication-> The Complexity Challenge: Presentation and Exploration
- “Emotion and cognition are thoroughly intertwined… Beauty and functionality are intertwined, or should be” p 87
- “Seeing, perceiving, and knowing are different phenomena.” p 98
- Thinking about cognition, how the brain prioritizes visual phenomena is important as a design principle. Much of response is unconscious.
- eg. Because of the “eye-brain system’s attraction to moving objects and uncommon shapes, you should never simultaneously show an animation of the robot on the right side of the screen and a text box on the left” p 105