Heuristic Processes During Route Planning: Race and the Southern Route Bias

Maguire, Katelin Marie

Previous research has shown that when choosing between two routes of similar length on a map, individuals select the southern route, rather than the northern route, at an above-chance rate. In real world settings, non-spatial information is also involved when perceiving spatial environments. I sought to examine how a social component, information about racial categories, would interac... read more

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