By Rebecca H. Hunter, Lynda A. Anderson, Basia L. Belza
This e-book examines wayfinding from a huge public well-being viewpoint and articulates what has to be performed to create larger wayfinding for everyone despite age, skill, or mode of transportation. Addressing either technological know-how and the human adventure, the e-book brings jointly a bunch of overseas specialists to check group wayfinding from a number of viewpoints.
It first offers a severe beginning for knowing wayfinding from somebody standpoint. subsequent, it describes correct layout ideas and practices through drawing upon structure, environmental photograph layout, common layout (UD), and concrete making plans. The ebook then is going directly to learn wayfinding instruments and cutting edge applied sciences starting from maps to apps to complicated structures. furthermore, insurance comprises case stories, classes from wayfinding development projects, and proposals for destiny learn, perform, and coverage.
Overall, the booklet specializes in the industrial and advertisement advantages of fine wayfinding, its strength impression at the health and wellbeing of people and groups, in addition to concepts for the adventure forward. it is going to attract quite a few execs throughout many disciplines from structure and cartography to public wellbeing and fitness and concrete making plans. also, the publication might help enhance a discussion between these drawn to improving the livability in their communities.
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Path integration involves the moment-to-moment updating of one’s position by tracking one’s own motion (Cornell and Greidanus 2006). This means using the kinaesthetic memory system, the vestibular sense (awareness of orientation from feedback from the inner ear), and proprioceptive sense (awareness of body and limb position from feedback from muscles, joints, tendons)—in addition to optic ﬂow (motion of objects in a visual scene)—to experience and track movement (Moffat 2009). Hamsters are experts at path integration; they have been observed to turn many times in exploration of a featureless terrain before ﬁnding a nut and then heading immediately home in exactly the right direction (Etienne and Jeffery 2004).
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Community Wayfinding: Pathways to Understanding by Rebecca H. Hunter, Lynda A. Anderson, Basia L. Belza