ERIC Number: EJ468605
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
To Picture or Not to Picture: How to Decide.
Sims-Knight, Judith E.
Visible Language, v26 n3-4 p324-87 Sum-Fall 1992
Describes the habits of human reasoning that distort designers' abilities to intuit how users will understand and respond to graphics. Advocates two solutions: investigating scientifically how visuals communicate to viewers, and using user-based iterative design to explore user's reactions while developing design prototypes. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Diagrams as Tools for Worldmaking.