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cognitive map

noun
1.
Psychology. a mental picture of one's physical or spatial environment.
Origin of cognitive map
1948
1948; first used by behavioral psychologist Edward C. Tolman
Related forms
cognitive mapping, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cognitive map

cognitive map

noun
1.
(psychol) a mental map of one's environment
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