Foggy Spaces

I spend a lot of time looking at maps. I think pretty much everyone nowadays does. But every time I try to locate my hometown on a map with no labels I can hardly ever locate it. Each time I’ve gone back home, I’m struck by how different the mental maps I have of Janesville are compared to how things actually are.

I love the illustrations used in the article to show what we know vs. what is with our physical spaces. Example:

May 12, 2017 · maps · perception · childhood