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Research Interests

The study of visual thinking and communication: how it works, and how we can make it work better; how leveraging the visual system - the largest single system in your brain - can help people think, remember, and communicate more efficiently.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology; Cognition, Brain, & Behavior, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2004

Psychology; Cognition, Brain, & Behavior, MA, Harvard University

… → 2001

Cognitive Science and Computer Science, BA, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

… → 1999

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Grants 2006 2020

Research Output 2000 2019

Gestalt similarity groupings are not constructed in parallel

Yu, D., Tam, D. & Franconeri, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Cognition. 182, p. 8-13 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grouping
Group
Grouping
Gestalt
experiment

A Task-based Taxonomy of Cognitive Biases for Information Visualization

Dimara, E., Franconeri, S., Plaisant, C., Bezerianos, A. & Dragicevic, P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taxonomies
Visualization
Decision making
Data visualization
Display devices

Correlation Judgment and Visualization Features: A Comparative Study

Yang, F., Harrison, L., Rensink, R. A., Franconeri, S. & Chang, R., Feb 28 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization

Face to Face: Evaluating Visual Comparison

Ondov, B., Jardine, N., Elmqvist, N. & Franconeri, S., Aug 19 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data visualization
Mirrors
Experiments
2 Citations

Gesture helps learners learn, but not merely by guiding their visual attention

Wakefield, E., Novack, M. A., Congdon, E. L., Franconeri, S. & Goldin-Meadow, S., Nov 1 2018, In : Developmental Science. 21, 6, e12664.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestures
Learning
Aptitude
Teaching