How to communicate science visually
Sometimes color helps. Sometimes it just gets in the way.
That's just one example of the lack of simple prescriptions for how to use visual materials to clearly communicate scientific concepts or research results. It all depends on the particulars, Felice Frankel explains patiently in seminars at MIT and in her new book, "Visual Strategies," published this fall by Yale University Press.
Read more at MIT News: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/communicating-science-visually-felice-frankel-1026.html