cognitive map


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cognitive map

n
(Psychology) psychol a mental map of one's environment
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Participants' prior spatial cognitive map included seven variables: structural components (such as a door); structural component location; objects (such as a table); object location; spatial strategy: perimeter, object-to-object, item list (a list of an environment's components) or starting-point perspective descriptions; spatial model: route model, map model, or item list (a list of environment's components); and chronology of the descriptive process.
The scientists found that this behavior activated a place cell in their brain, which helps the animal construct a cognitive map, a pattern of activity in the brain that reflects the animal's internal representation of its environment.
This skill is used to form a cognitive map, which is a person's internal representation of the external world (Downs, Stea 1973).
The final step in this procedure is for decision makers and the communication technician to register all links (represented by arrows) in the individual cognitive map.
To test the completeness of cognitive maps, compiled maps are produced as the result of cognitive map surveys, which asked people to draw in a boundary with streets based on their memory.
His study, using cognitive map theory, provides an individual orientation in its use of a questionnaire for 200 visitors to a cave tour, highlighting program success.
Thus, Tolman asked if animals were capable of forming a cognitive map (a representation of the environment) by training rats to take one path to a goal and then blocking that path.
We used the following combination of descriptors: graphic organ*, expository, verbal, learning disab*, concept map, cognitive map, adolesc*, semantic map, semantic feature analysis, visual display.
An individual's perception and understanding of a problem can be captured in a cognitive map that consists of interconnected sets of elements representing implicit views of one's own interests, concerns, and tasks.
The Belarusian cognitive map in particular and the Eastern European one in general have their own specific description of social reality.
This question investigated Cognitive Map Development (CMD).
There is as a consequence, she argued, a common cognitive map of occupations.
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