WAYFINDING PART 1 - Wayfinding, Navigation and Cognitive...

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Wayfinding, Navigation and Cognitive Mapping Part 1 Social Factors March 17 th 2010 Cognitive and Perceptual Processes Stress Response - help us figure out a plan view to help us navigate within our environment Why do these work? How does this effect design? Morris Water Maze - paths and latency during place navigation Cognitive Map - internal spatial representation- helps to navigate - We understand what’s going on inside the brain by observing how people work. Kevin Lynch - 1960’s image of a City- conclusion can out of observation research Describes how to form a cognitive map by 2 things 1 how people move through 2 how people remember environments - Also read settings - He said: Thesis a city has to be illegible for people to form cognitive map - So we must design coherent city patterns o Imagaeability- the quality in a physical object that gives it a high probability of evoking a strong image in any given observer.
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ENVD 3114 taught by Professor Pyatt during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.

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