Human locomotion of a route assists in subsequent blind navigation

Roche, R.A.P. and Murphy, J. and O'Riordan, K and Glad, K and Commins, S and Mangaoang, M.A. and O'Mara, S.M. (2006) Human locomotion of a route assists in subsequent blind navigation. The Irish Journal of Medical Science, 175. p. 88.

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Human spatial navigation requires the establishment of a sophisticated internal representation of the environment, termed the cognitive map. Non-visual navigation requires individuals to rely on their stored model of the world in order to avoid obstacles and navigate successfully.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Human; Locomotion; Blind navigation;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
Item ID: 1013
Depositing User: Richard Roche
Date Deposited: 27 May 2008
Journal or Publication Title: The Irish Journal of Medical Science
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes

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