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An experiment in public engagement with the Cognitive Toponymy project

  title={An experiment in public engagement with the Cognitive Toponymy project},
  author={A. Burns and C. Hough and D. R. Simmons},
  • A. Burns, C. Hough, D. R. Simmons
  • Published 2016
  • Geography
  • The Cognitive Toponymy project is a collaboration between the Universities of Copenhagen, Glasgow and St Andrews. Funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh from 2014-2016, the project uses place names to investigate how people conceptualize place in Western Europe. As part of the Glasgow Science Festival (5-15 June 2014), the Cognitive Toponymy team organized a stand at the University of Glasgow’s Science Sunday event. Visitors were shown photographs of ten landscape features from different… CONTINUE READING
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