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Talking Head V. Whiteboard Animation Experiment - YouTube

Whiteboard Animation, is not only entertaining, but delivers a 15% increase in recall. Watch and listen to Psychologist Richard Wiseman explain his research....
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Visual thinking is about using pictures to help you solve problems, think about complex issues and communicate more effectively. -- Dave Gray
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This Is A Memory Champion's One Trick To Remember Everything

This Is A Memory Champion's One Trick To Remember Everything | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
To boost our memory-storing powers we have to get visual and specific, writer and US Memory Champion Joshua Foer says in a recent TED talk.
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Want to learn something better? Draw it

Want to learn something better? Draw it | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
When you're trying to learn, do something with your new knowledge, such as summarising it or explaining it to someone else. This deepens your memories and helps integrate what you've learned with what you already knew. A new study has tested the benefits of another beneficial learning activity - drawing.
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Excellent Video Tutorials to Help You Sketchnote on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Video Tutorials to Help You Sketchnote on iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
After posting about top iPad apps for creating sketchnotes, I received a couple of requests for sharing video tutorials on sketchnoting on iPad. The videos below are probably the best tutorials you would find out there.
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Here's Why, How, And What You Should Doodle To Boost Your Memory And Creativity

Here's Why, How, And What You Should Doodle To Boost Your Memory And Creativity | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
The author of The Doodle Revolution explains how this common "time waster" is really a creative launch-pad.
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Le Geste — the antidote to standardisation in visual thinking? — Visual Thinking in Business — Medium

Le Geste — the antidote to standardisation in visual thinking? — Visual Thinking in Business — Medium | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
On a larger scale you can say that le geste stands for non-verbal communication. Like in the way someone points or pinches his chin with his hand to indicate he is thinking. By the way, it is no surprise that the stylish French lifestyle has a word for it.
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Susan Davis Cushing's curator insight, December 18, 2014 3:25 PM

Broadening the idea of what #visualthinking really means.

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Hand-Sketching: Things You Didn't Know Your Doodles Could Accomplish - Smashing Magazine

Hand-Sketching: Things You Didn't Know Your Doodles Could Accomplish - Smashing Magazine | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Is sketching by hand more than a nostalgic activity? How is paper any different from a screen, especially when hardware is becoming more and more sophisticated? Is improving your hand-sketching skills really worthwhile when high-tech software is advancing every day? What difference can a pencil possibly make?
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How to summarize a dense book with a mind map

How to summarize a dense book with a mind map | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Mind mapping is an excellent way to capture the key points of a book in a visual form. But what if the book you’re reading contains so much useful information that it’s hard to capture it all in a single mind map?
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Dave Gray » Visual thinking

Dave Gray » Visual thinking | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Communication is one of the most important skills anyone can have, in business and in life. As individuals and as a species, I believe we will be happier and more productive if we can improve our ability to communicate. This blog is dedicated to that effort. Join the conversation! Dave Gray is the Founder and Chairman of XPLANE, the visual thinking company. Founded in 1993, XPLANE has grown to be the world’s leading consulting and design firm focused on information-driven communications. Dave’s time is spent researching and writing on visual business, as well as speaking, coaching and delivering workshops to corporate clients.

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How to Better Remember and Make Use of What You Read

How to Better Remember and Make Use of What You Read | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
A blog about productivity, workflow automation, company building and how to get things done with less work.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, November 27, 2014 6:30 PM

The author provides some excellent points about writing and using recent read material.

 

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The Importance of Structure when Communicating with Visual Thinking — Visual Thinking in Business — Medium

The Importance of Structure when Communicating with Visual Thinking — Visual Thinking in Business — Medium | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

[O]ften... people focus too much on the visuals, text and fancy containers but neglect the structure of their doodle/sketchnote/infodoodle [delete where appropriate] . This is a mistake. It is the structure that holds it all together and can really lift the peice. While you can get away with this when doodling for your self, when we are talking about communicating ideas this is essential.

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Pierre Mongin 's curator insight, December 1, 2014 2:40 AM

Le management visuel est un composé d'idées mises en réseaux avec l'appui de dessins 

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The Best Free Stock Image Resources on the Web

The Best Free Stock Image Resources on the Web | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Visual content is the key to success on the Web. Here is the guide to some of the best image resources available to you for free.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 2, 2014 12:37 PM

Visual content is the key to success on the Web. Here is the guide to some of the best image resources available to you for free.


lynnegibb's curator insight, August 2, 2014 9:22 PM

This will be really useful!

 

SLS Guernsey's curator insight, August 4, 2014 3:37 AM

Want to know where to get images that you can you use without having to worry about copyright? Give credit but as long as you do you can use for free.

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[Weekender] Visual thinking pioneer stresses the power of drawing

[Weekender] Visual thinking pioneer stresses the power of drawing | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

On Eun-ju, CEO of Social Frog, a South Korean start-up, was quick to name names that could help explain her specialty: Einstein, Da Vinci, Picasso and Jobs. She told The Korea Herald that she grouped these figures together because they represent the power of drawing. Though how much drawing played a part is arguable, it is widely thought that Einstein used visualization to come up with his theory of relativity....


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Dean Meyers's curator insight, November 14, 2014 9:49 PM

In this article written by Jeong Hunny (hj257@heraldcorp.com), he notes that, "On likes to think of herself as the Christopher Columbus of visual thinking in Korea."


On's company, Social Frog, aims to “propagate the hidden wisdom” in visual thinking across Korea, offering classes in visual thinking in schools, corporations and other individual members interested in the much-coveted skills in the age of digital convergence and creativity-led business startups. 


Visual thinking transcends language, culture and generational differences. Considering the amazing amount and quality of technology created and produced in South Korea (Samsung and LG being the first to come to mind), it's good to see that this startup openly focuses on using the "soft skill" of drawing to  "“propagate the hidden wisdom” in visual thinking across Korea, offering classes in visual thinking in schools, corporations and other individual members interested in the much-coveted skills in the age of digital convergence and creativity-led business startups. 


It would be interesting to see if she develops techniques that be delivered everywhere to help people use visual thinking in every field.



Dean Meyers's curator insight, November 14, 2014 10:28 PM

In this article written by Jeong Hunny (hj257@heraldcorp.com), he notes that, "On likes to think of herself as the Christopher Columbus of visual thinking in Korea."


On's company, Social Frog, aims to “propagate the hidden wisdom” in visual thinking across Korea, offering classes in visual thinking in schools, corporations and other individual members interested in the much-coveted skills in the age of digital convergence and creativity-led business startups. 


Visual thinking transcends language, culture and generational differences. Considering the amazing amount and quality of technology created and produced in South Korea (Samsung and LG being the first to come to mind), it's good to see that this startup openly focuses on using the "soft skill" of drawing to  "“propagate the hidden wisdom” in visual thinking across Korea, offering classes in visual thinking in schools, corporations and other individual members interested in the much-coveted skills in the age of digital convergence and creativity-led business startups. 


It would be interesting to see if she develops techniques that be delivered everywhere to help people use visual thinking in every field.

Christopher Malapitan's curator insight, November 18, 2014 5:20 AM

Pushing visual thinking in Asia

 

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D is for Drawing: A Visual Alphabet for Non-Linear Note-Takers

D is for Drawing: A Visual Alphabet for Non-Linear Note-Takers | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
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Diane Conti's curator insight, October 31, 2014 2:14 AM

Appeals to those kinesthetic/visual learners out there.

Carole Dubois-Valmier's curator insight, October 31, 2014 10:13 AM

Pour enrichir votre "bibliothèque graphique"

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Experts Share Visual Content Mistakes to Avoid

Experts Share Visual Content Mistakes to Avoid | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
As the value of visual content grows and design tools become inexpensive, many marketers churn out mediocre graphics that get ignored. Seven experts share how to avoid mistakes and create successful visual content marketing.
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5 Ways to Market Yourself Visually - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics

5 Ways to Market Yourself Visually - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Visuals communicate complex ideas into something more digestible. Large amounts of text make it harder for our brains to find pertinent information in a timely manner. This problem can be remedied quite easily, by adding images and visuals into marketing yourself.
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5 Core Skills of Disruptive, Visual-Thinking Innovators

5 Core Skills of Disruptive, Visual-Thinking Innovators | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

“Visual thinking is the foundation for being creative and solving some of the most complex problems,” explained author and founder of Innovation Studio Lisa Kay Solomon. 


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Here's Why, How, And What You Should Doodle To Boost Your Memory And Creativity

Here's Why, How, And What You Should Doodle To Boost Your Memory And Creativity | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
The author of The Doodle Revolution explains how this common "time waster" is really a creative launch-pad.

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Uncovering an Enigma Wrapped in a Doodle

Uncovering an Enigma Wrapped in a Doodle | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

Sunni Brown, 36, is one of a number of consultants who have built a career around the ... conviction: that doodles help us think and perform better. Even when the art is off-topic, Ms. Brown believes, the added stimulation can anchor a drawer in the present.

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A picture is worth a thousand words | Greenbank

A picture is worth a thousand words | Greenbank | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

Imagine a meeting where all the issues, debates, solutions or decisions that you and your team are discussing get captured, as you speak, in a large visual piece (about 3 meters wide by 1.40 meters tall) where you can easily identify each moment, what was said, agreed or argued.


Or even better! Imagine a workshop where what is being said, and projected and practiced, gets summarized in a visual element which, at the end of the programme, participants will receive a digital image by e-mail or any device you decide, to be inspired by, again and again, any time they need a reminder.

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How to Teach Visual Thinking and Storytelling

How to Teach Visual Thinking and Storytelling | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

I was recently asked to give some advice on how to go about teaching a Visual Thinking and Storytelling course and realized I had a lot to offer, but had never condensed it into a synopsis/example listing. So here is version 1.0 of my recommendations (version 2.0 will be coming soon)
I use the Rule from The Back of the Napkin to cast an overview of the kinds of ways we see and show information, but I also use a lot of ideas from service design thinking to engage students with ideas about storytelling and diagraming out problems.


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Sketchnotes by Austin Kleon | Visual Storytelling

Sketchnotes by Austin Kleon | Visual Storytelling | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

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TEDx Talk: What's Wrong With This Picture?

TEDx Talk: What's Wrong With This Picture? | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
What's Wrong With This Picture?  
How doodling helps shape the unseen, abstract principles in order to create
real meaning.  
----Brian Tarallo 
 
What if you could see an idea?

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The Shift from Text to Visuals

The Shift from Text to Visuals | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Now to the final stage of the framework I laid out a few weeks back:

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Art Jones's curator insight, November 20, 2014 5:54 PM

When you're a visual thinker there are times when a doodle is worth a thousand words. There are times when a doodle enables a epiphany of clarity to emerge. This post expounds upon the notion that we respond to visuals in compelling ways.

Maria Serrano Correia's curator insight, November 24, 2014 5:16 AM

visuals will always be the new black

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These Gorgeous iPad Notes Could Lead to the Paperless Classroom | THE Journal

These Gorgeous iPad Notes Could Lead to the Paperless Classroom | THE Journal | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

Vancouver teacher Brad Ovenell-Carter has been doodling notes in Moleskine notebooks at conferences for a while, causing heads to turn. People used to ask him for copies and he would snap a photo and send it to them.

 

When the iPad came along, Ovenell-Carter migrated his "sketch-notes" to his tablet, using a stylus to draw into an App called Paper (he preferred its simplicity to higher-end tools for graphic designers). That’s when he became an exemplar for the growing sub-culture of paperless learners, doodlers, iPad-only learners, live-scribers or — his personal favorite — "sketch-noters." Their craft raises new questions about the future of learning and even communication. 


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Grafikos: Graphic Facilitation & Recording Skills for Absolute Beginners Part 6

Grafikos: Graphic Facilitation & Recording Skills for Absolute Beginners Part 6 | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

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Dave Wood's curator insight, November 7, 2014 5:21 PM

Templates are one of the key tools of visual coaching. A key piece of advice in the final part of this excellent series is to be cautious about templates reducing flexibility. The writer says,  "For this reason I prefer not to use ready printed or pre-prepared charts, but, rather have template designs committed to memory or recorded in a notebook that I can then reproduce as I need them."  This is a good caution and means creating  lots of opportunities to experiment with the various templates so when you do use them you can do so r seamlessly.  Personally I have had great success using pre-prepared charts.  I have had to change tack when the need arose.