Chapter 4 . 3 Cognitive Maps and Spatial Behaviour : Process and Products

  title={Chapter 4 . 3 Cognitive Maps and Spatial Behaviour : Process and Products},
  author={Roger Downs and David Stea},
At the start of the1970s, itwas intellectually fashionable amongst behavioural geographers to investigate the significance of cognitive maps, and their impacts on people’s spatial behaviour. Downs and Stea’s book was probably themost influential overview of the field and brought together papers from almost all of the leading exponents of this kind of research. We have excerpted Chapter 1, which explores the dimensions of cognitive mapping, distinguishing between cartographic images and the… CONTINUE READING
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