WAYFINDING PART 2 - Wayfinding Navigation and Cognitive Mapping Part 2 Social Factors We are looking at 3 parts 1 How we construct images in our

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Wayfinding, Navigation and Cognitive Mapping Part 2 Social Factors March 29, 2010 We are looking at 3 parts 1) How we construct images in our minds 3) Why is it important for establishing place Stephen Wiltshire - The Human Camera- drew Rome exactly - Eidetic Memory - ability to store and recall an image with precise detail Neuro Knowledge : Seeking Higher Ground- Neuron and Arch- new collaboration - New science field - Basic Science- Dendrite, Cell Body, Axon o Synapse - Synapse formation and survival are use-dependent and influenced by external stimuli where the neurons are transferred. Chemical at the Synapse OUR EXTERNAL CONTROLS OUR BRAIN o Hippocampus - learning and memory (short term to long term) Also contains Wayfinding Cognitive Mapping: o 1) Head Direction cells - the internal compass, influence these cells by influencing visual o 2) Place Cells - fire when we move to certain field- “you are here” signal. Place- social science - a spatial setting that has been given meaning based on human experience, social relationships, emotions, and
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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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WAYFINDING PART 2 - Wayfinding Navigation and Cognitive Mapping Part 2 Social Factors We are looking at 3 parts 1 How we construct images in our

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