neurosciencestuff:

Although images in textbooks generally represent phylogenetic trees with trunks angling up and to the right, research shows that students have better comprehension when the trunks angle down to the right.

neurosciencestuff:

Although images in textbooks generally represent phylogenetic trees with trunks angling up and to the right, research shows that students have better comprehension when the trunks angle down to the right.

(Reblogged from randomscientist)

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  1. drhfgordon reblogged this from neurosciencestuff
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  3. 2radical3 reblogged this from mathematicallyalive and added:
    trees
  4. 26220904 reblogged this from neurosciencestuff
  5. beardbot reblogged this from neurosciencestuff and added:
    Because we read left-to-right, up-to-down (English/Western cultures at least). My textbook has an odd variation though…...
  6. sempiternalpatisserie reblogged this from neurosciencestuff
  7. drjerseygator reblogged this from neurosciencestuff and added:
    Hmmm…interesting, as I often use trees as a teaching tool.
  8. mindthump reblogged this from neurosciencestuff and added:
    …who’da thought?
  9. bartlmiller reblogged this from neurosciencestuff and added:
    I’ll keep that in mind.
  10. necroparasite reblogged this from neurosciencestuff and added:
    Although images in textbooks generally represent phylogenetic trees with trunks angling up and to the right, research...
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  13. awyeahstacie reblogged this from adanieltoremember and added:
    I hate my life that this is going to be on my test in several hours and I can’t name each part of the tree or the things...
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  15. iamlittlei reblogged this from katy-mylady and added:
    Hmm. I’ve had a hell of a time teaching tree reading with trees angled in any direction—the nesting brackets seem to...
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  18. katy-mylady reblogged this from shapefutures and added:
    Interesting.
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