Complexity in Spatial Reasoning

  title={Complexity in Spatial Reasoning},
  author={Marco Ragni},
We introduce a unified approach to account for the problems people have in spatial reasoning. This approach combines two theories: the mental model theory which aims to explain the deduction process, and the relational complexity theory which explains the processing complexity of the spatial relations needed in order to conceptualize the reasoning problem. We propose that a combination of these two theories can account for some of various errors found in spatial reasoning. We present two… CONTINUE READING

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