cognitive mapping

cognitive mapping

[¦käg·nəd·iv ′map·iŋ]
(psychology)
A group of mental processes that involve acquisition, coding, storing, manipulation, and recall of spatial information.
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This study outlines a novel three-dimensional cognitive mapping (3DCM) approach that supports inquiry learning by allowing learners to combine, in a single image, information on a problem, subject knowledge (key concepts and their relationships), and the process of hypothesizing and reasoning involved in exploring the problem.
If indeterminacy is introduced in cognitive mapping it is called Neutrosophic Cognitive Map (NCM) [11].
In a study by Cole and Persi-chitte (2000) generalized the idea of "Pressley and McCormick" and "Kosko" for the cognitive mapping through graphical representation.
Inno4Grass will set up a Facilitator Agents network, capture novelties from innovative farms scrutinized via 85 case studies, discuss and synthesize them in electronic farm networks and through cognitive mapping.
Cognitive mapping methods are especially designed for systemic approaches and can thus make visible previously unknown and surprising effects of the system [6].
Despite the different uses of the term "cognitive map", and the different approaches to its preparation and analysis, in a similar way to Markoczy and Goldberg (1995), Bastos (2002), Scavarda (2004) and Bouzdine-Chameeva (2007), in this research cognitive mapping is understood as the representation of the understanding of an individual concerning a researched subject.
Cognitive mapping and elderly adults: verbal and location memory for urban landmarks.
Conceptually, the focus of such training is in supporting the development of appropriate orientation strategies to achieve efficient cognitive mapping of a space, and in applying that mapping during navigation.
In other words, wayfinding is the result of the interplay between human factors such as spatial orientation, cognitive mapping abilities, language, culture, gender and biology and environmental factors such as paths, nodes, landmarks, layout complexity and signs (Farr et al.
By integrating cognitive mapping with measuring attractiveness by a categorical based evaluation technique (MACBETH) (Bana e Costa, Vansnick 1994; Bana e Costa et al.
Cognitive mapping is known as a spatial problem-solving method, since it represents how people translate their environment into maps.

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