A mental representation of one’s physical environment.
More example sentences
- As I have noted, one of his important contributions to animal learning was the concept of a cognitive map.
- Spreading-activation theory proposed that individuals have cognitive maps that organize and store all acquired knowledge, beliefs, and experiences.
- Behavioral systems also appear to possess some type of schematic representation or cognitive map of the environment in which the organism lives.
Definition of cognitive map in:
- The US English dictionary