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Table 1 Application area for the tasks used in the reviewed studies

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

Task application area Studies
Meteorology, weather, and natural disaster forecasting, weather communication Cheong et al. (2016); Fabrikant et al. (2010); Gattis and Holyoak (1996); Hegarty et al. (2010); Joslyn and LeClerc (2013); Padilla et al. (2015); Ruginski et al. (2016)
Health research, medical images, health risk communication Ancker et al. (2006); Fagerlin et al. (2005); Garcia-Retamero and Galesic (2009); Keehner et al. (2011); Keller et al. (2009); McCabe and Castel (2008); Okan et al. (2015); Okan, Garcia-Retamero, Cokely, and Maldonado (2012); Schirillo and Stone (2005); Stone et al. (2003); Stone et al. (1997); Waters et al. (2006); Waters et al. (2007)
Land-use planning, spatial planning, urban planning Dennis and Carte (1998); Lee and Bednarz (2009); Smelcer and Carmel (1997); Wilkening and Fabrikant (2011)
Cost comparison, finance Lohse (1993); Vessey and Galletta (1991)
Geospatial location Hegarty et al. (2016); McKenzie et al. (2016)
Error-bar interpretation, graph comparison, statistics communication, science reasoning Belia et al. (2005); Feeney et al. (2000); Newman and Scholl (2012); Sanchez and Wiley (2006); Wainer et al. (1999)
Map reading, map perception Brügger et al. (2017); St. John et al. (2001)
Social network, computer connections Tversky et al. (2012); Zhu and Watts (2010)
Map-based threat identification, emergency management Bailey et al. (2007); Shen et al. (2012)