Visual Storytelling

How cognitive bias affects storytelling

Storytelling is deeply interlaced with our experience as a species. You may think of the bards of Medieval England or Viking-age Skalds, traveling the land and collecting stories.¬†Or perhaps you think of an old grandmother recounting a fable to her grandchildren to help them learn an important lesson about fairness or honesty. But storytelling has… Continue reading How cognitive bias affects storytelling

Visual Storytelling

Cognitive Bias in Data Visualization

Cognitive bias is a systemic error in thought or understanding of the world around us. They are subconscious and often result from quickly processing information as part of the decision-making process. These biases can affect how we see and interact with the world. Cognitive biases affect everyone and are often unnoticed. With more than 100… Continue reading Cognitive Bias in Data Visualization