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Orientation-dependent spatial memories for scenes viewed on mobile devices

Savvas Avraam; Adamantini Hatzipanayioti; Marios N. Avraamides

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      <creatorName>Savvas Avraam</creatorName>
      <affiliation>Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus and Silversky3D Virtual Reality Technologies Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus</affiliation>
      <creatorName>Adamantini Hatzipanayioti</creatorName>
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      <affiliation>Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany</affiliation>
      <creatorName>Marios N. Avraamides</creatorName>
      <nameIdentifier nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID" schemeURI="">0000-0002-0049-8553</nameIdentifier>
      <affiliation>Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus and RISE Centre Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus</affiliation>
    <title>Orientation-dependent spatial memories for scenes viewed on mobile devices</title>
    <subject>spatial memories</subject>
    <subject>spatial cognition</subject>
    <subject>spatial representations</subject>
    <subject>orientation dependent</subject>
    <date dateType="Issued">2018-08-04</date>
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    <rights rightsURI="info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess">Open Access</rights>
    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;We examined whether spatial representations for scenes experienced on the screens of mobile devices are orientation dependent&lt;br&gt;
and whether the type of movement (physical vs. simulated) during learning affects the encoding and the retrieval of&lt;br&gt;
spatial information. Participants studied a spatial layout depicted on a tablet and then carried out perspective-taking trials&lt;br&gt;
in which they localized objects from imagined perspectives. Depending on condition, participants either rotated the tablet&lt;br&gt;
along with their body or remained stationary and swiped with their finger on the screen to change their viewpoint within&lt;br&gt;
the scene. Results showed that participants were faster and more accurate to point to objects from an imagined perspective&lt;br&gt;
that was aligned than misaligned to their initial physical orientation during learning, suggesting that they had formed an&lt;br&gt;
orientation-dependent representation. Although no differences were found between movement conditions during pointing,&lt;br&gt;
participants were faster to encode spatial information with physical than simulated movement.&lt;/p&gt;</description>
    <description descriptionType="Other">This work has been partly supported by the project that has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 739578 (RISE – Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2)  and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development.

This is a pre-print of an article published in Psychological Research. The final authenticated version is available online at © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018</description>
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      <funderName>European Commission</funderName>
      <funderIdentifier funderIdentifierType="Crossref Funder ID">10.13039/501100000780</funderIdentifier>
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      <awardTitle>Research Center on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies</awardTitle>
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