Developmental issues in cognitive mapping: the selection and utilization of environmental landmarks.

@article{Allen1979DevelopmentalII,
  title={Developmental issues in cognitive mapping: the selection and utilization of environmental landmarks.},
  author={Gary L. Allen and Kathleen C. Kirasic and Anna Siegel and James Herman},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1979},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={1062-70}
}
2 studies were conducted to investigate developmental differences in the ability to select and use environmental landmarks for cognitively organizing distance information from a walk. In experiment 1, second-grade, fifth-grade, and college subjects viewed a simulated walk and selected scenes that were high in potential landmark value. In experiment 2, children from the same grade levels first viewed the walk and then ranked distances among either the test scenes most frequently selected by… CONTINUE READING

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