The Benefits of Graphic Recording
When people talk, engage in conversations, discussions, presentations, or collaborative work, it can be documented. This is where the graphic recorder comes into play. By listening and drawing,they capture what is being said. Consequently, a Graphic Recording is created in real-time, a visual documentation comprising images and words. When digitized, it can be easily shared and distributed. Graphic Recording offers truly genuine advantages.
Graphic Recording fosters creativity
The methodology of Graphic Recording encourages creative thinking by exemplifying the possibility of representing ideas visually. It is a creative approach that establishes an inspiring and motivating environment. It stimulates participants and enhances their attention because images pique our curiosity. A picture stands out and grabs our attention within text. Studies have shown that the mere use of different colors increases motivation to read a text by up to 80% compared to text without color. A picture guides our gaze. Colors, images, and visual representations demonstrably stimulate and enhance also the willingness to engage in something. Visual documentation can also be entertaining and should be enjoyable. Topics that may seem dry become much more vibrant when illustrated.
(The persuasive properties of colour in marketing communications, Green, R. 1989)