Explaining Map-reading performance efficiency: Gender, Memory, and Geographic Information

By Lloyd, Robert Earl & Bunch, Rick L., University of South Carolina, Univ of NC Greensboro

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Author Department
Geography, Geography
Publication:
2008
Type:
Article
Journal
Cartography and Geographic Information Science
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Volume
35
Issue
3
Pages
171-202
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

This paper explains the performance of a map-reading task that required subjects to locate a state on a map of the United States after being given the state’s name. Response times and accuracy were hypothesized to be a function of differences among the