Do pictures aid scientific communication?

Scientists need to consider audience when communicating research through written presentations and graphical imagery alike.

Scientists realize that it is important to communicate research findings and principles to the general public and policy-makers, as well as to other scientists. When scientists in any given discipline discuss their research, there is a common jargon that eases the scientific communication; however, non-scientists who are not familiar with that jargon can be left feeling confused about the research findings.

For some scientific disciplines, graphically representing research results

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