SWD chats with Steven Franconeri

Watch Cole chat with Northwestern University professor Dr. Steven Franconeri, director of the Visual Thinking Laboratory where they study visual thinking and communication: how it works and how it can work better. They discuss the psychology of data visualization, recent studies, and related topics! (This is a live recording for a storytelling with data podcast episode.)

Learn more about Steve & the Visual Thinking Lab
● https://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/faculty/directory/franconeri_steven.aspx
● https://visualthinking.psych.northwestern.edu/
● LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenfranconeri/
● Twitter: https://twitter.com/stevefranconeri

Resources mentioned (journals, papers & books)
● Psychological Science in the Public Interest: https://www.psychologicalscience.org/publications/pspi
● The Science of Visual Data Communication: What Works (single page summary): https://journals.sagepub.com/stoken/default+domain/10.1177%2F15291006211051956-FREE/full#.YbpbbYlu2Xw.twitter
● Declutter and Focus: Empirically Evaluating Design Guidelines for Effective Data Communication: https://visualthinking.psych.northwestern.edu/projects/DeclutterFocus/
● Visual Arrangements of Bar Charts Influence Comparisons in Viewer Takeaways: https://secureservercdn.net/
● Measures of the Benefit of Direct Encoding of Data Deltas for Data Pair Relation Perception: https://par.nsf.gov/servlets/purl/10196696
● FiveThirtyEight’s 2020 Election Forecast: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2020-election-forecast/
● The Thinking Eye, the Seeing Brain (James Enns)
● Visual Thinking for Design (Colin Ware)

People mentioned:
● Lace Padilla: https://twitter.com/LacePadilla
● Jessica Hullman: https://twitter.com/JessicaHullman
● Jeff Zacks: https://dcl.wustl.edu/people/jzacks/
● Priti Shah: https://twitter.com/pritirshah
● Christie Nothelfer: https://www.cnothelfer.com/
● Cindy Xiong: https://twitter.com/thecindyxiong
● Matt Kay: https://twitter.com/mjskay

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