Can Visualization Elicit Empathy? Our Experiments with “Anthropographics

Introducing “Anthropographics”

Granularity

Class of Visualization: Unit or Aggregate.

Realism and Expressiveness

Labeling

Unit Grouping

Experiments

Exp. 1, 2, 3: Comparing anthropographics to a pie chart condition.

Exp. 4, 5: Changing stories and removing the graphics.

Exp. 6, 7: Removing narrative text from the stories.

Summary of results

Reflections and future work

Associate Professor at NYU Tandon. Research + Teaching Data Visualization and Visual Analytics. Co-Host of Data Stories Podcast.

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Enrico Bertini

Enrico Bertini

Associate Professor at NYU Tandon. Research + Teaching Data Visualization and Visual Analytics. Co-Host of Data Stories Podcast.

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