Handbook of Spatial Cognition by David Waller, Lynn Nadel

By David Waller, Lynn Nadel

Spatial cognition is a department of cognitive psychology that reports how humans gather and use wisdom approximately their setting to figure out the place they're, easy methods to receive assets, and the way to discover their approach domestic. Researchers from quite a lot of disciplines, together with neuroscience, cognition, and sociology, have found very much approximately how people and different animals feel, interpret, behave in, and converse approximately space.

This publication addresses the most very important dimensions of spatial cognition, reminiscent of neuroscience, belief, reminiscence, and language. It offers a large but designated assessment that's priceless not just to teachers, practitioners, and complex scholars of psychology, but in addition to urban planners, architects, software program designers, sociologists, and somebody else who seeks to appreciate how we understand, interpret, and engage with the realm round us.

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