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Mental Maps

Blog post
May 17, 2019, 5am PDT
Mahbubur Meenar of Rowan University writes about a recent article he co-authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research
JPER
June 11, 2015, 10am PDT
The brain has a complex, ancient relationship with place. Mental maps are the manifestation of our brains' perception of place and wayfinding. These maps can have profound impacts on how residents appreciate, and improve, their neighborhoods.
Pacific Standard
March 26, 2015, 11am PDT
In the old days, every taxi driver in New York City was required to prove at least a basic working knowledge of the city's streets and landmarks. A new licensing exam does away with geography, assuming that taxis will rely on GPS.
New York Times