Show Me! What Brain Research Says About Visuals in PowerPoint

Created: Monday, February 16, 2009, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:01 am

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This article by Robert Lane and Dr. Stephen Kosslyn explores how the human brain handles visual input and the implications for PowerPoint presentations. We recommend eliminating most of those carefully thought-out words on slides and replacing them with certain kinds of rich imagery. Doing so efficiently feeds the brain what it likes to see, and allows you to communicate messages in ways not possible with words alone.

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