mental maps are unique to individuals imperfect

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Unformatted text preview: al or human environments actually occurs through a personal lens – – – – – Our experiences with these real environments are actually determined by how we perceive them to be, rather than by how they actually are Mental maps: a unique personal representation of reality. - Mental maps are unique to individuals - Imperfect Knowledge: people have only imperfect knowledge of the environments in which they live - Therefore, perception drives people behaviour Key Concepts in Human Geography II – Sept. 16, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Concepts: Perception & Mental Mapping • Our perception of reality (our own metal map) is Bottom X = Home Top X = School There's a path that should connect them both. Assume there's a hill on the straight path. Some people are lazy &a...
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