Geometric orientation by humans: angles weigh in.

@article{Lubyk2012GeometricOB,
  title={Geometric orientation by humans: angles weigh in.},
  author={Danielle M. Lubyk and Brian Dupuis and Lucio Guti{\'e}rrez and Marcia L. Spetch},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={436-42}
}
Human participants were trained to navigate to two geometrically equivalent corners of a parallelogram-shaped virtual environment. The unique shape of the environment combined three distinct types of geometric information that could be used in combination or in isolation to orient and locate the goals: the angular amplitudes of the corners, the relative wall length relationships, and the principal axis of symmetry. In testing, participants were placed in manipulated versions of the training… CONTINUE READING

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