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Steven Franconeri

Email: franconeri AT northwestern DOT edu
Areas of interest: Visuospatial Thinking​, especially within Education​​ ​​​and Information Visualization​, as well as​ Visual Communication


We study visual thinking and communication: how it works, and how we can make it work better. At our Visual Thinking Laboratory, a team of researchers explore how leveraging the visual system – the largest single system in your brain – can help people think, remember, and communicate more efficiently. Our basic research is inspired by real-world problems, guiding our laboratory toward the most interesting theoretical questions, while producing results that translate directly to science, education, design, and industry.