Visual representations ease decision making.

Visual cortex helps move objects out of attention-focused areas of the brain to a more efficient area when parts of the problem can be made visual, allowing for more attention to the actual solving of the problem. Images are much denser with information than words.rR1

  1. David Rock, Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long, 1st ed (New York: Harper Business, 2009). (See notes.)