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I did a Google search for 'cognitive retention of infographics' and, by following the link to 'Scholarly Articles', found that the top three articles relate to your question. Of the two studies that I had access to, the first stated in its abstract that there is no difference in learning between those using infographics and those using graphics + text, ...


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Well the answer lies in cognitive psychology and how the brain is structured. Its much harder for the brain to read because alphabet is just recently introduced, in evolution terms, and we are still not adapted to read fast. For example, its much easier to see a bar chart and comprehend which value is the highest, compared to reading a whole paragraph. 20% ...


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I consider this a loaded question because the extent to which infographics (and data visualizations) can be useful depends on how well they are conceived and executed. So your question about evidence for: how successful infographics are at getting the viewer of the graphic to think about the data presented --> if done well (e.g. NYT, Guardian, Economist) ...



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