This chapter discusses spatial cognition in humans. It examines the study by Levinson (2003) which identified diversities in human spatial cognition. It compares the findings on spatial cognition with the earlier findings concerning colour, between different human subjects and whole communities. It argues that in terms of physiological and neurological input, there are both commonalities and differences between different human subjects. As to what there is to cognize, the universal elements in the colour cognition case include the physics of the wavelengths of light and in the spatial cognition one, the directionality of gravitational forces — on earth at least — and aspects of the physics and geometry of volumes and shapes.
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