The mental representation of spatial descriptions.

@article{Mani1982TheMR,
  title={The mental representation of spatial descriptions.},
  author={Kartik Mani and Philip N. Johnson-Laird},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={1982},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          181-7
        }
}
Two experiments investigated the mental representation of spatial descriptions. In Experiment 1, the subjects classified a series of diagrams, each presented after a spatial description, as either consistent or inconsistent with the description. They were then given an unexpected recognition test of their memory for the descriptions. The subjects remembered the meanings of determinate descriptions very much better than those of grossly indeterminate descriptions; their memory for a description… CONTINUE READING
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