Amy Lobben, Department of Geography

Academic Areas:
Geographic Information Science, Human-Environmental Interaction, Spatial Decision Making, Neurogeograhpy, GeoSpatial Cognition and Thinking

Amy Lobben is an expert in geographic information science (GIS), human-environmental interaction, spatial decision making, neurogeography, geospatial cognition and thinking. At the University of Oregon, she is a professor of geography. Amy investigates human environmental decision making and behavior using brain science and cartography. She is interested in why people vary in their ability to read maps.

Contact: lobben@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4566

Websites:
http://geography.uoregon.edu/profile/lobben/

Recent Media:
How to Make a Better Map—Using Neuroscience (The Atlantic, Nov. 24, 2014)
Bad at reading maps? Maybe your brain just needs better maps (Wired, Nov. 25, 2013)