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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, Maeve 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
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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