INFLUENCE OF EXPECTANCY EFFECTS ON CONCEPTUALIZING URBAN SPACE
都市空間の概念化に及ぼす期待効果の影響

Tetsuya AKAGI, Shigeyuki AJISAKA
2016 Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ)  
The purpose of this study is to clarify how distortions of cognition caused by expectancy effects as noted in the field of interpersonal cognition influence the conceptualization of urban space. To study the influence of expectancy effects, we conducted an exploratory wayfinding experiment in an existing urban area and extracted information on the environment from the subjects in the form of language data to find out how the subjects conceptualized urban space. The results are summarized as
more » ... e summarized as follows. This study clearly showed that in the conceptualization of urban space, expectancy effects can distort the perception of space, just as they do in the field of interpersonal cognition. In other words, expectancy effects can lead to incorrect interpretations of the intrinsic characteristics of urban space.
doi:10.3130/aija.81.1895 fatcat:72be2rnpxvftzl62kyt5y6cine