“Glue” stick figures

When we express our notes accompanied by stick figures, our audience is more “stuck” to our message. Our hard-wiring to search for and see humanity — especially faces — compels us to “stick” with a stick figure diagram until we have found the meaning within. Stick figures come with a “super glue” superpower for educators who mix text with stick figures to get their message across to students who might drift away with text alone.

glue stick figures

Superpower: Stick figures “glue” our attention to the message and can help us bypass our own confirmation bias when we analyze the data.

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