‘The strengths of data visualization — of discovering relations, reducing complexity by detecting meaningful patters (Reinhard, 2011) and making sense of abstract and seemingly disconnected information in a manageable and approachable way — lend towards its’ ultimate function of helping people deal with change and influence their decisions. But does data visualization that purports to provide insight and influence have the desired affect in the end — on our decision making?’

http://mastersofmedia.hum.uva.nl/2011/04/18/decision-making-2-0-with-data-visualization-2/

Decision Making 2.0 With Data Visualization?

Can visualization influence people? I mean can we prove it?

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