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Portland's Nitya Wakhlu records meetings and presentations in visual form as a full-time graphic recorder, part of the growing realm of facilitators.
"It's a way to hold on to the spirit of what happened ... like the feeling you have after going to an event and taking home a souvenir mug," says Laurel Singer, who has used graphic recording in her role as director of Portland State University's Oregon Consensus program. "It gets people out of the business-as-usual kind of thinking."
Wakhlu is a strong believer in the picture superiority effect, a principle that information is far more likely to be retained when it is absorbed visually. Studies show three days after hearing information, the audience is likely to remember 10 percent of what was said. If you add a picture, they'll remember 65 percent.
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