The Role of Recipient Perspective in Giving and Following Wayfinding Directions

@inproceedings{Hund2008TheRO,
  title={The Role of Recipient Perspective in Giving and Following Wayfinding Directions},
  author={Alycia M. Hund and KIMBERLY H. HANEY and Brian D. Seanor},
  year={2008}
}
We examined how recipient perspective and descriptive features affect direction giving and following during wayfinding. In Experiment 1, participants provided directions from starting locations to destinations for fictional recipients driving through a town (route perspective) or looking at a map of the town (survey perspective). As expected, participants included left-right and landmarks more frequently when addressing a person driving in the town and cardinal descriptors more frequently when… CONTINUE READING