ENVIRONMENTAL COGNITION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Processing information in real world settings with regard to memory for geographic location and finding your way. See cognitive map- landmark. ENVIRONMENTAL COGNITION: "We use environmental cognition to remember the way to different locations." Related Psychology Terms SHALLOW PROCESSING DEEP PROCESSING UNCONSCIOUS COGNITION SEMANTIC ENCODING ELABORATIVE REHEARSAL TOP-DOWN ANALYSIS CONTROL PROCESSES BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING SINGLE-CHANNEL MODEL ATTENDING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ENVIRONMENTAL COGNITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/environmental-cognition/ (accessed October 17, 2020).