Lieselot Lapon successfully defended her PhD


On July 8th Lieselot Lapon defended successfully her PhD entitled Unraveling the global-scale cognitive map: a worldwide study. Her research revealed that map projections have a minor influence on our global-scale cognitive map. However, the knowledge about cartography, map projections and their distortions do have a major impact on the accuracy of our worldview, as well as personal characteristics such as gender and the place where you live.