spatial relationships

spatial relationships

1 orientation in space; the ability to locate objects in the three-dimensional external world by using visual or tactile recognition and to make a spatial analysis of the observed information. Spatial orientation normally is a function of the right hemisphere of the brain.
2 the relative locations of staff and equipment in an operating room with particular emphasis on what is sterile, clean, or contaminated. The operating room nurse must maintain an awareness of the arrangement of people and the proximity of sterile to nonsterile areas.
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Lucy in the City: A Story About Developing Spatial Thinking Skills is a children's picturebook with an underlying lesson about problem solving and learning "spatial thinking" skills--the ability to analyze spatial relationships and navigate or react to one's environment.
Stephanie Foster is the lead spatial epidemiologist and research coordinator for the Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program (GRASP) at ATSDR, where she currently leads multiple projects exploring the spatial relationships between environmental hazards and health outcomes.
5) TROUBLE UNDERSTANDING VISUAL IMAGES AND SPATIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Zebra Imaging's holographic technology is used to show complex data in a 3D, glasses-free display and has been proven to provide a statistically significant performance improvement over traditional textbook materials in understanding anatomy, especially in regards to spatial relationships.
They used fMRI to observe brain activation through mental tasks such as visuo-spatial attention-how we visually perceive the spatial relationships among objects in our environment -and working memory.
The book also offers equations that display the mathematical and spatial relationships of the chess piece movement.
KidWalk encourages independent, self-initiated movement which helps in developing neural and motor skills, learning spatial relationships, and exploring the world.
Gilrein said, was that practice with tangrams can assist students with spatial relationships, help them learn geometric terms and develop stronger problem solving skills.
Exercises cover navigating digital maps, finding GIS data online, setting map projections, symbolizing and labeling maps, classifying data, making map layouts, querying maps, analyzing spatial relationships, editing data, geocoding addresses, and other tasks.
Are required landscape planning solutions that respond to the creative independence on the building stock and the predetermined spatial relationships.
I wanted to find a way to reverse spatial relationships, such that what was near would appear far and vice versa.
An international team of researchers reports online January 14 in the Journal of Experiment al Child Psychology that kindergartners scored higher on a visual spatial relationships test when they were good readers.

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