Growth of Visual Learning – Before there was language, we had images. Though today we express ourselves through words and writing, our ancient ancestors would communicate through symbols and drawings. And despite the flexibility of thought that words given us, our brains are essentially image processors that are far more effective when working with visual information. In fact, they are capable of processing visual information up to 60,000 times faster than they can text-based information. Small wonder then that visual learning is on the rise. The Growth of Visual Learning Infographic takes a look at some important facts influencing this growing trend in education.