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I have a friend who prefer seeing diagrams rather than reading words. Is there an adjective to represent his character?

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I use visualist for that. –  lexeme Mar 18 '13 at 13:52

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In educational circles, there is a term visual learner ... LINK

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here is another link

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wow. the site at the end of that link is horrible. you'd think people talking about visual learning would make something you could see. –  Matt Эллен Mar 18 '13 at 13:55
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Unreadably low contrast –  mplungjan Mar 18 '13 at 14:01
    
Excuse me, additional question: And what is the name for people who learn by reading? –  Oh my ghost Mar 18 '13 at 14:05
    
I don't know about that particular site ... but some forms of dislexia are aggravated by black-and-white high-contrast texts, and helped by soothing, subtle shades. Or, some people just have no expertise in making web pages... –  GEdgar Mar 18 '13 at 14:08
    
"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." (then Confucius is an visual-kinesthetic learner). –  Oh my ghost Mar 18 '13 at 14:19

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