Perceptual Tasks

data viz tip Aug 02, 2022
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Does the graph type affect how well someone can estimate data in the graph? Is a bar graph or a pie chart better for making accurate comparisons? In this video, Jenn explains the perceptual tasks and a hierarchy of graph types based on research for how well people can accurately estimate and compare data in a graph.


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