publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Orientation-dependent spatial memories for scenes viewed on mobile devices

Avraam, Savvas; Hatzipanayioti, Adamantini; Avraamides, Marios N.;
  • Published: 04 Aug 2018
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
We examined whether spatial representations for scenes experienced on the screens of mobile devices are orientation dependent and whether the type of movement (physical vs. simulated) during learning affects the encoding and the retrieval of spatial information. Participants studied a spatial layout depicted on a tablet and then carried out perspective-taking trials in which they localized objects from imagined perspectives. Depending on condition, participants either rotated the tablet along with their body or remained stationary and swiped with their finger on the screen to change their viewpoint within the scene. Results showed that participants were faster a...
free text keywords: spatial memories, spatial cognition, spatial representations, orientation dependent, Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Developmental and Educational Psychology, General Medicine, Spatial analysis, Artificial intelligence, business.industry, business, Computer vision, Mobile device, Encoding (memory), Psychology, ENCODE, Communication
Funded by
Research Center on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 739578
  • Funding stream: H2020 | SGA-CSA
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