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Table 2 Overview of the four cross-domain findings along with the type of processing that they reflect

From: Decision making with visualizations: a cognitive framework across disciplines

   Evidence for Type
Cross-domain finding 1 2 Either
1 Visualizations direct viewers’ bottom-up attention, which can both help and hinder decision making. ×   
2 The visual encoding technique gives rise to visual-spatial biases. ×   
3 Visualizations that have greater cognitive fit produce faster and more effective decisions.   ×  
4 Knowledge-driven processes can interact with the effects of the encoding technique.    ×
  1. The italicised words correspond to section titles