Archive for Communications

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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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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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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5 fonts that suck professionalism out of your scientific research

Choosing the right fonts can affect how your scientific research is received. You are dressed in your best. You edited the manuscript with a fine-tooth comb…but are your figures and images wearing flip-flops? Preparing scientific research for presentation or publication is a lot of work….

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Photography vs Illustration: 7 areas where photos fall short

“Why not take photos?” Installment #1: Bird Photography Edition “Why not take photos?” When talking about photography vs illustration, this is probably one of the most common questions I get. The easy answer is, “because photos can’t do the same things illustrations can”. Just because…

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