Infographics, visual representations of knowledge or data presented quickly and clearly, improve cognition by relying on our ability to see patterns and trends.
Some of the earliest infographics are attributed to the sciences such as this version from Florence Nightingale which depicts causes of death during the Crimean War circa 1857.
With the rise of social media, infographics have become widespread. Interested in one ranking of the top 10 best infographics of 2015? If so, click that link you just passed.
Finally, you guessed it, there is an infographic for infographics, and here it is: