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About Ikumi Kayama

Studio Kayama’s Founder, Ikumi Kayama, is an award-winning medical & scientific illustrator. She helps scientists and doctors share the value of their work through accurate and educational illustrations.

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Medical Media and Power of Illustration

Medical Media for Education Not so long ago, it used to be that only experts could access expert knowledge, research, and diagnosis. There was a great divide of knowledge between doctors and patients. Whatever the doctor told the patient was the only information available to…

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Why Sansa is not as dumb as you think.

Game of Thrones and Visual Communication- Sansa Stark [Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t read the books or seen the series, it is highly recommend that you do.  I haven’t read the books, and this is my personal opinion and observation of Sansa Stark from the…

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Awards and Recognitions

Work by Studio Kayama has been recognized by many national and local level organizations. Frank H. Netter, MD Memorial Scholarship in Medical Art Ikumi is the recipient of Frank H. Netter, MD Memorial Scholarship in Medical Art from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Frank….

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Visuals make learning easier and faster…part 5. Article Review-last part.

Visuals vs Non-visuals? Yeah whatever, let’s start a new experiment! Note: This is part 5 of a series of posts reviewing some of the origins of scientific claims that compare text vs visuals. Access part 1 here.  Access part 2 here. Access part 3 here….

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See the Most Dedicated Moms In Nature

Noteworthy News! Some of my posts will be appearing in the local patch.com website. Here’s the first one celebrating all mothers. While it’s no secret that human parents (especially moms) sacrifice so much for the well-being of their kids, less is known about other animals…

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Visuals make learning easier and faster…Part 4. Now the study starts to give you advice

The study that shows effects of using visuals in presentation neglects to lead the readers to the famous conclusion. Note: This is part 4 of a series of posts reviewing some of the origins of scientific claims that compare text vs visuals. Access part 1…

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Visuals make learning easier and faster…Part 3. Article Review continued

We still haven’t found how the conclusion of 43% is reached. Note: This is part 3 of a series of posts reviewing some of the origins of scientific claims that compare text vs visuals. Access part 1 here.  Access part 2 here. If you would…

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Visuals make learning easier and faster…Part 2. Article Review continued

Text vs Visual Learning Tools. What does this research paper uncover? Note: This is part 2 of a series of posts reviewing some of the origins of scientific claims that compare text vs visuals. Access part 1 here. If you would like to follow along,…

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Visuals make learning easier and faster…but where do these numbers come from?

Text vs Visual Learning Tools. Which is better? How do we know? This is part 1 of a series of posts reviewing the origins of scientific claims that compare visuals vs text. I’m always up to learning new facts and findings about the power of…

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5 fonts that add credibility and professionalism to scientific research

  Choosing the right fonts can affect how your scientific research is received. Note: This is part 2 of a 2-part blog series about choices in fonts. You can read part 1 here. You are dressed in your best. You edited the manuscript with a…

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