Seeing Data: Visualisation design should consider how we respond to statistics emotionally as well as rationally.

Understanding data visualisations is an essential skill in today’s data-driven society. But beyond technical considerations like accuracy and consistency, what makes a good visualisation and what should researchers consider when looking to communicate complex findings? Helen Kennedy presents an overview of her research investigating the many factors affecting our engagement with visualisations. Data are increasingly ubiquitous. They are assumed (by some) to have … Continue reading Seeing Data: Visualisation design should consider how we respond to statistics emotionally as well as rationally.