7 Best Articles on Visual Thinking
The most useful articles on visual thinking from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Visual Thinking Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on visual thinking by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving
- Using design thinking to create ideas that better meet customers' needs and desires
- Vera Rubin: The power of evidence-based visual thinking
- What Are The Best Graphic Organizers For Promoting Critical Thinking?
- Visual Thinking & Graphic Discoveries
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Using design thinking to create ideas that better meet customers' needs and desires
We usually post about design inspiration and we tend to focus on the visual side of things. We also understand that design is form plus function in harmony. So for this post we'd love to share a UX…
Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving
People tend to solve problems by adding features.
«Moreover, people could assume that existing features are there for a reason, and so looking for additions would be more effective.»
Vera Rubin: The power of evidence-based visual thinking
Vera Rubin was a powerhouse in astrophysics, though she rarely gets the credit she deserves. Rubin is responsible for discovering dark matter, which makes up 84% of the material that exists in the…
Using Visual Thinking Strategies in the Classroom
A visual technique developed in a museum can boost students’ classroom discourse, critical thinking, and evidence-based argumentation.
What Are The Best Graphic Organizers For Promoting Critical Thinking?
Graphic organizers allow students to visualize, order, and categorize concepts using verbal representations & visuals.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on visual thinking.
Visual Thinking & Graphic Discoveries
by Michael Friendly & Howard Wainer
Sketching: the Visual Thinking Power Tool
You don’t have to be a great singer to write a great song, just ask Bob Dylan. Likewise, you needn’t be a Leonardo to draw your way to more and better ideas. Sketching helps you generat…
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