Studies of the cognitive representation of spatial relations: II. A familiar environment

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Tested the ability of 10 graduate students to recall the locations of buildings in a familiar campus setting, using pairwise distance judgments and direct mapping locations on a cathode ray tube terminal. Results suggest that either pairwise judgments or direct mapping yield accurate representations of spatial relations in a familiar environment, but that Ss favor the direct map. (21 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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