Spatial thinking with 3-D objects

Shirali, Padmapriya (2022) Spatial thinking with 3-D objects. At Right Angles (13). ISSN 2582-1873

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Our brains have adapted over the long period of evolution to a 3-D world and we are able to assess our location and position in space in relation to other objects. When we look at an object depicted on paper (2-D), we automatically construct a 3-D image. We often fail to notice that several actions that we perform in our daily life involve spatial thinking and understanding. As I navigate through the map on my phone or fill up a refrigerator with containers of various sizes, I use spatial understanding. All of us rely on spatial thinking much more than we realise.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Padmapriya
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Spatial thinking, Pull out,
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles > Pullouts
Full Text Status: Public
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