Citations with the tag: GEOGRAPHICAL perception
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- Read a Map of Washington, D.C.
// Junior Scholastic; 10/4/2004 Skills Book, p17
Discusses about the geographical situation of Washington D.C. on the map.
- Developing a holistic view of geographical information systems.
Baban, Serwan // Geography; Jul98, Vol. 83 Issue 360, p257
Investigates attempts made for the improvement of students' understanding of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Presentation of an assessed end-of-course project; Identification of two types of GIS; Information on the deep learning approach; Main characteristics of the project; Reference to...
- SERVICE ANALYSIS: A BANK MARKETING EXAMPLE USING PERCEPTUAL MAPPING.
Gillette, William; Evans, Richard H. // Advances in Consumer Research; 1975, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p525
This study involved a form of perceptual mapping and its application to bank marketing. Data was collected on bank service saliency and perceptions. The factor analysis technique was used to position respondents and banks on an n-dimensional map. The results of the study were such that in all...
- Classification and perceptual mapping are different tasks.
Semon, Thomas T. // Marketing News; 6/6/94, Vol. 28 Issue 12, pH24
Discusses the method of perceptual mapping in advertising. Advertising claims intended to combat generic rather than category-specific competition; Consumer's mental image of product classification as the basis for the effectiveness of the positive form of negative advertising; Failure of the...
- The use of multidimensional scaling in the cognitive mapping of cultural difference judgments.
Frisby, Craig L. // School Psychology Review; 1996, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p77
Discusses the results of a study which illustrated the application of nonmetric weighted multidimensional scaling methods in constructing cognitive maps of cultural difference judgments. Difference in subject' judgments among portrait of 10-year-old male children; Variation of portraits...
- MENTAL MAP VARIABILITY: A MIGRATION MODELING PROBLEM.
White, Stephen E. // Annals of Regional Science; Nov78, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p89
Mental map variability is important when viewed in a migration prediction contel. Models that link aggregate mental maps of residential desirability to migration have limited predictive value because mental maps vary among socioeconomic groups and migrants often have very different socioeconomic...
- Perceptual maps look at market with mind for growth.
Freeman, L. Neal // Ophthalmology Times; 7/15/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p11
Focuses on the use of perceptual maps in marketing. Aid in the development and subsequent evaluation of marketing strategy; Advantages of the map in monitoring changes in the marketplace; Formats of the maps.
- A longer view.
Douglas, Colin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 08/30/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7107, p553
Opinion. Describes the author's recollection of his childhood community. Common scenarios; Author's geographical perception of his childhood community.
- Updating Geographical Knowledge: Principles of Coherence and Inertia.
Friedman, Alinda; Brown, Norman R. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition; Jul2000, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p900
Investigates how representations of global geography are updated when people learn new location information about individual cities. Estimation of the latitude of cities in North America and in the Old and New Worlds; Evidence for psychologically distinct geographical subregions that were...
- Visual-motor recalibration in geographical slant perception.
Bhalla, Mukul; Proffitt, Dennis R. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan; Aug99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p1076
Examines the role of visual-motor recalibration in geographical slant perception. Change in geographical slant with changes in physiological potential; Dissociation and interconnection between conscious visual awareness and visually guided action; Factors contributing to an individual's...
- Editorial: The nature of geographical knowledge.
Bhalla, Mukul; Proffitt, Dennis R. // Primary Geography; Spring2012, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the geographical knowledge, geographers, the relationship between geography and humanity.
- Properties of cognitive maps constructed from texts.
Ferguson, Erika L.; Hegarty, Mary // Memory & Cognition; Jul94, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p455
Conducts experiments in which subjects read texts describing the locations of landmarks in a fictitious town and later on drew sketch maps and verified sentences describing the locations of the landmarks. Landmarks used in the text as reference points emerging as anchors in the subjects'...
- It's Complicated...
Martin, Roger // Rotman Magazine; Fall2010, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Mihnea Moldoveanue on how to deal with pervasive complexity, one by Lowell Bryan on how to become more skillful in making critical decisions when the time is right and one by Donald Sull on stubborn mental maps.
- Mapping the Information Landscape.
Block, Marylaine // Searcher; Apr2002, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p44
Cites the benefits of mapping information resources. Types of mental maps; Various approaches in mapping.
- The voyage of the episteme: Narrating the North.
Collis, Christy // Essays on Canadian Writing; Fall96, Issue 59, p26
Focuses on the ways in which the spatial writing of early British explorers has continued to inform postcolonial concepts of the Arctic space, particularly in the Canadian North. Model of knowledge construction and validation; Literature and legends surrounding the lost Arctic expedition of Sir...
- Techniques to collect and analyze the cognitive map...
Kitchin, R.M.; Jacobson, R.D. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p360
Provides an assessment of a variety of techniques used by researchers in different fields to collect and analyze data on the knowledge of visually impaired people on geographic space. Background information on the study; Review of measurement techniques; Validity of the techniques used; Conclusion.
- The utility of motion parallax information for the perception and control of heading.
Frey, Bernhard F.; Owen, Dean H. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan; Apr99, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p445
Demonstrates the utility of motion parallax information for the perception and control of heading. Role of angular velocities on the distance and direction; Importance of retinal and optical flows during linear translation; Contribution of simple and multiple motion parallax information to the...
- Comparing Police and Residents' Perceptions of Crime in a Phoenix Neighborhood using Mental Maps in GIS.
LOPEZ, NATALIE; LUKINBEAL, CHRIS // Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers; 2010, Vol. 72, p33
Neighborhood residents and police have distinct views about crime and safety in their community and/or beat, but comparing these perceptions can be difficult. This study uses mental maps to elicit perceptions of crime and safety from residents and police officers in the Garfield neighborhood of...
- THE CLASH OF MENTAL GEOGRAPHIES: POLES ON UKRAINE, UKRAINIANS ON POLAND IN THE TIME OF ROMANTICISM.
BILENKY, SERHIY // Polish Review; 2008, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p73
The author explores the Polish mental map of Ukraine and the Ukrainian idea of Poland's geography during the 1830s-1840s. She notes that despite the fact that Poles included the large portions of Ukraine in their concept of a historical Polish nation, they often regarded the population living...
- Where two kinds of wildness collide.
Mabey, Richard // New Statesman; 4/9/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5100/5101, p68
The author recounts a drive through north Norfolk in England. He describes the natural landscape, which he relates to human consciousness and to his own personal narrative. He discusses the emerging field of psychogeography, or "deep topography." Topics include humans' nomadic instincts and...
- Computer mapping comes to behavioral health care.
Goknar, M. Kemal // Behavioral Health Management; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p17
Discusses the use of cognitive mapping concepts in behavioral health care. Features of the Behavioral Master Assessment and Progress Scale (MAPS); Operation mechanics; Use of MAPS in population studies; Accuracy.
- A different view of Denver.
Harris, John // ColoradoBiz; Aug2008, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p13
The article highlights the geographical features of Denver in Colorado, the site of the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Whether visitors happen to enjoy a hike or find themselves in awe of their splendor, the purple mountain majesty has influenced every aspect of the city. Rated as one of...
- Segmenting the Hungarian automobile market brand using perceptual and value mapping.
Rekettye, Gabor // Journal of Targeting, Measurement & Analysis for Marketing; Feb2001, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p241
The paper discusses the findings of a survey conducted on 1,000 Hungarian households to establish their perceived needs for an automobile and the importance of branding. The paper illustrates the use of perceptual maps and illustrates how the data are collected and transferred into visual maps...
- Psychophysical assessment of toddler's ability to cope with slopes.
Adolph, Karen E. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan; Aug95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p734
Examines how infants in early stages of walking determine whether a hill is safe or risky for locomotion. Perception of affordances for locomotion; Individual differences in ascent; Individual differences in descent; Walking boundaries on slopes; Function of exploratory activity.
- Chapter 3: Cognitive Representations of Negotiation.
Olekalns, Mara; Smith, Philip L. // Australian Journal of Management (University of New South Wales); Jun2005, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p57
Using a bilateral negotiation, we examined the relationship between motivational orientation, mental maps and negotiators' outcomes. Cooperative and competitive negotiators bargained with a counterpart who held either the same or a different orientation. Compared to negotiators in mixed dyads,...
- THE AMERICAN FAR NORTH.
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur // Foreign Affairs; Apr39, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p508
The article discusses the penetration of the Western population into the Far North and the various reasons for such explorations. The knowledge of the geographical and climatic conditions prevailing in the Arctic regions, and the complete dependence on surface transportation, have been...
- The Case for Intrinsic Theory: VIII. The Experiential in Acquiring Knowledge Firsthand of One's Experiences.
Natsoulas, Thomas // Journal of Mind & Behavior; Summer/Autumn2003, Vol. 24 Issue 3/4, p289
Discussion continues here of a theory (O'Shaughnessy, 2000) I have previously described as being an equivocal remembrance theory of inner awareness, the direct apprehension of one's own mental-occurrence instances (Natsoulas, 2001c). O'Shaughnessy claims that we acquire knowledge of each of our...
- Introducing Students to Perceptual Mapping Using Multidimensional Scaling: An Experiential Approach.
Burton, Scot; Johnston, Mark W.; Russ, Randy // Marketing Education Review; Winter91, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p35
Introduces marketing students to some of the benefits and limitations of perceptual mapping using multidimensional scaling procedures (MDS). Overview of MDS; Importance of MDS in marketing education; Implications of MDS results for marketing strategy.
- GeoTropes: Memory and Surface.
Kaytes, Jolie // Landscape Journal; 2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p69
Geo: A combining form meaning "the earth" Trope: Any literary or rhetorical device that consists in the use of words in other than their literal sense GeoTropes are poems that use concepts in geomorphology to express the dynamic nature of occupying landscapes. Geomorphology is the study of the...
- Haptic Exploration and Mental Estimation of Distances on a Fictitious Island: From Mind's Eye to Mind's Hand.
Blanco, Florentino; Travieso, David // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May2003, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p289
Provides information on a study that compared the ability of sighted and visually handicapped to memorize the map of a fictitious island and mentally scan the distances between the objects on the island. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.
- Concept Mapping Effects on Science Content Comprehension of Low-Achieving Inner-City Seventh Graders.
Guastello, E. Francine; Beasley, T. Mark; Sinatra, Richard C. // Remedial & Special Education; Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p356
ABSTRACT Low-achieving seventh-grade students from an urban parochial school were randomly assigned to two equally sized groups (n = 62, each group). One group was taught by a read-and-discuss, teacher-directed method, and the second group, given the same type of introductory lesson as the...
- XIX a. antros puses Kaunas u�sieniecIu akimis.
Pak�talis, Arvydas // Kaunas History Chronicle; 2011, Vol. 11, p15
This article provides an overview of perceptions of Kaunas by foreigners who stayed there for longer or shorter periods in the second half of the 19th century. Urban researcher Kevin Lynch has defined several common elements of "mental maps" of cities. These are paths that are often or...
- THE PSYCHOPHYSICS OF TASTE: PERCEPTIONS OF BITTERNESS AND SWEETNESS IN ICED TEA.
Huber, Joel // Advances in Consumer Research; 1974, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p166
Examines the psychophysics of taste. Degree of congruence between the perceptual maps derived using different methods, and their ability to reproduce a known physical space; Analogues in the relationships of the multidimensional perceptual spaces to the physical space; Evidence for threshold...
- Crossmodal correspondences: A tutorial review.
Spence, Charles // Attention, Perception & Psychophysics; May2011, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p971
In many everyday situations, our senses are bombarded by many different unisensory signals at any given time. To gain the most veridical, and least variable, estimate of environmental stimuli/properties, we need to combine the individual noisy unisensory perceptual estimates that refer to the...
- USO DE MAPAS COGNITIVOS NO APOIO A DECIS�O NA VAZ�O AMBIENTAL: CASO DE ESTUDO RIO S�O FRANCISCO.
Costa, Tatiana; Ensslin, Leonardo // Recursos H�dricos; Nov2011, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p17
Currently there are many parameters and variables considered when defining policies that lead to the establishement of the system of water flow in Rivers in Brazil. This kind of problem, more and more demands on water resources management the use of methodologies that take into account, in...
- WHICH WAY TO...?
Zuckerman, Catherine // National Geographic; Jul2012, Vol. 222 Issue 1, following p17
The article discusses a study in T�bingen, Germany on spatial knowledge and mental maps based on directional orientation and navigational memory.
- AVALIA��O DA PERCEP��O AMBIENTAL DE MORADORES DA MALHA URBANA DE PRESIDENTE PRUDENTE.
Mendes Nascimento, Diego A.; Cihoda, Juliana Mayumi; Sotocorno Silva, Leila Maria; Souza, Raoni Oliveira // Colloquium Exactarum; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p28
The concern about environmental issues is becoming prior in developing countries, however, it's no yet so evident the correct perception that people gave to the subject. This project has the objective to estimate the environmental perception level of the participants of Interact event and do an...
- Route learning in a computer game.
Kokdemir, Dogan // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Apr96, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p467
Presents a study on route learning in a computer game to find out whether undergraduates made more errors if their previously learned route were reversed. Previous study conducted by B. Kuipers in 1982; Method of study; Instruments used in study; Findings support theory.
- Labyrinthine Art on the Underground.
Gosling, Emily // Design Week (Online Edition); 2/7/2013, p3
The article reports on the maze-like artwork installation and display of artist Mark Wallinger at 270 individual sites in London, England. The artworks will be pernanently displayed at London's underground stations and can be viewed by an average of 2.6 million people daily. Wallinger explains...
- Mapping Kashmir.
Edwards, Tom // MultiLingual; Mar2009, p20
The article focuses on the issues of maps complexities and cartographic sensitivities in Jammu and Kashmir region, India. The "crown jewel" of cartographic predisposition has been represented by the two regions. The Jammu and Kashmir region is one of the biggest center for Sanskrit culture and...
- Mapping Early Christianity.
Alexander, Loveday // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology; Apr2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p163
Explores the works of the evangelist Luke about the history of the church, in an attempt to understand some of the patterns and conceptual structures implicit in his works. Motive for constructing mental maps; Factors to consider in analyzing Luke's narrative geography; Content of the mental...
- PERCEPTYVINIAI DIALEKTŲ TYRIMAI: MENTALINIS ŽEMĖLAPIS.
Aliūkaitė, Daiva // Respectus Philologicus; 2009, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p164
The methodology of traditional dialectology, i.e. the principles of observation and description, allow for the drawing of the precise isoglosses of linguistic characteristics that distinguish various dialects and subdialects. In such a way, a more or less precise map is constructed that reflects...
- Cognitive maps in infants?
O'Keefe, John // Nature; 7/7/1994, Vol. 370 Issue 6484, p19
Discusses a study on infants which supports the idea that geometric information about the shape of an environment is processed separately from the color of the walls or shape of objects located in that environment. Results of disorientation experiments; Commonalities between the spatial systems...
- NATIVE DAUGHTER: HOME, SEGREGATION, AND MENTAL MAPS.
Ginsburg, Rebecca // Home Cultures; Jul2004, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p127
Examines the mental map of home held by an African-American girl who lived in a racially segregated community outside Chicago, Illinois during the Depression. Formation of mental map or landscapes; Details of the complete segregated nature of the neighborhood; Determination of the domestic life...
- EXTENDING THE FAULTLINE MODEL TO GEOGRAPHICALLY DISPERSED TEAMS: HOW COLOCATED SUBGROUPS CAN IMPAIR GROUP FUNCTIONING.
Polzer, Jeffrey T.; Crisp, C. Brad; Jarvenpaa, Sirkka L.; Kim, Jerry W. // Academy of Management Journal; Aug2006, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p679
We theorize that in geographically dispersed teams, members' geographic locations are likely to activate "faultlines" (hypothetical dividing lines that split a group into subgroups) that impair team functioning. In a study of 45 teams comprised of graduate students from 14 schools in ten...
- Our Geographical Ignorance.
Wilson, Martha // Education; May1925, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p547
This article presents information on the geographical ignorance of the people of the United States and England about each other. Baldwin once said that the age of geographical exploration will never end until further discovery is made of United States by Great Britain and of Great Britain by the...
- ALASKA, FULCRUM OF POWER.
Teal Jr., John J. // Foreign Affairs; Oct48, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p86
The article reports on growing political and economical importance of Alaska. Alaska became one of the forgotten corners of the earth. The territory has been known but to a few people, and its furs, gold and fish have aroused only sporadic interest. Now a global war, and the advent of the air...
- `Une question lancinante': Further thoughts on space in the chansons de geste.
Knott, G.A. // Modern Language Review; Jan99, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the medieval concept of geographical space in literature as reflected in author Alain Labbe's chansons de Geste. Variation of practice between medieval writings in the use of linear or spatially related territorial description; Definition of the idea of cognitive mapping.
- WHERE IS THE MIDDLE EAST?
Davison, Roderic H. // Foreign Affairs; Jul60, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p665
The article discusses the existence of the Middle East. Among the centers of crisis that have burst onto the American public's map in recent years are Suez, Cyprus, Baghdad, Algeria, the Lebanon and others commonly lumped together today under the general label "Middle East." Yet the fact remains...
- From drawing cognitive maps to knowing the protection zones for drinking water resources.
Smrekar, Ale� // Geografski Zbornik / Acta Geographica Slovenica; 2006, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p7
Using a sample of 900 persons from the urban area of Ljubljansko polje and the suburban area of I�ki vr�aj, we tried to determine how much local residents knew about the protection zones for drinking water resources. We employed a survey questionnaire and the drawing of cognitive maps. A...