Choose the right visualization
Research from Stanford University and the Visual Learning Alliance show that visual representation of data is exponentially better than a bunch of numbers or words on a page.
- Visuals stick in long term memory
- 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual
- Visuals are processed 60,000x faster in the brain than text
- Visuals have been found to improve learning by up to 400 percent
There are endless number of ways to create a visual. The whole purpose of using data visualization is to make data communication more efficient.
Here we review six popular visualization options on Metopio and when to use them.