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    Human locomotion of a route assists in subsequent blind navigation

    Roche, Richard and Murphy, J. and O'Riordan, K. and Glad, K. and Commins, Sean 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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