GEO 106 Lecture 2: Lecture 2 part 2

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29 Nov 2020
Lecture 2 Part 2 - Perceptions, mental
images & mental maps
Cognitive geometries - distance
Shorter distances are overestimated
Longer distances are under-estimated
Ex. A small move in Georgia space implies a perceived further distance
travelled that in Texas space. That is, Texans tend to perceive distances
as shorter than Georgians, though both groups perceive distances as
longer than they really are.
If people’s est of distance was perfect, line would be 45 degrees
Cognitive vs Actual distances from Ryerson to short distance places
Distances are overestimated especially by females
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