Discuss the most personally meaningful key points you have learned
October 14, 2021
Discussion: Angela is a 54-year-old married woman with three adult
October 14, 2021

Read Chapter 1: Look at Data of the book Data

Read Chapter 1: Look at Data of the book Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction by Kieran Healy 

https://socviz.co/lookatdata.html#lookatdata (Links to an external site.)

Select two of the following questions about the topics of this chapter and then discuss the selected topics in 4 – 6 sentences each:

  • Why do we look at data?
  • What makes a bad figure bad?
  • Why does perception matter for designing data visuals?
  • What are the visual tasks for decoding data visualizations?
  • What channels are recommended for displaying data?
  • What problems can arise for data visualizations related to honesty and judgment?
  • Why are Gestalt principles relevant to data visualizations?