Amy Lobben, Department of Geography

Amy Lobben, Department of Geography

Amy Lobben

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

Amy Lobben is an academic 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: | 541-346-4566


Recent Media:
Spatial Data Science: Geography Maps a Course (Oregon Quarterly, summer 2019)
How are geospatial smartness and digital technologies connected? (Directions Magazine, March 21, 2018)
5 times when being alone will improve your life (TIME, April 4, 2017)
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)