How does visualization help decision-making?

There is a variety of ways to represent data visually. However, there are only a few ways in which one can portray the data in a manner that allows one to see something visually and observe new patterns. Data visualization is not as easy as it seems; it is an art and requires a great deal of practice and experience. (Just like painting a picture—one cannot be a master painter from day one, it takes a lot of practice.)

Human perception plays an important role in the field of data visualization. A pair of healthy human eyes has a total field view of approximately 200 degrees horizontally (about 120 degrees of which are shared by both the eyes). About one quarter of the human brain is involved in visual ...

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