Roger Michael Downs

  • Ruby S. and E. Willard Miller Professor, Geography
    • 949 Citations
    • 16 h-Index
    1970 …2018

    Research output per year

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    Research Output

    2018

    The future of behavioral and cognitive geography: A coda

    Downs, R. M., Apr 27 2018, Handbook of Behavioral and Cognitive Geography. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 389-405 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2017

    Cognitive maps and spatial behavior: Process and products

    Downs, R. M. & Stea, D., Jan 1 2017, Image and Environment: Cognitive Mapping and Spatial Behavior. Taylor and Francis, p. 8-26 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    36 Scopus citations

    Grappling with Geography's Existential Dilemma: The Legacy of William Torrey Harris

    Downs, R. M., Oct 2017, In : Geographical Review. 107, 4, p. 660-679 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations

    Image and environment: Cognitive mapping and spatial behavior

    Downs, R. M., Stea, D. & Boulding, K. E., Jan 1 2017, Taylor and Francis. 439 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    3 Scopus citations
    2016
    3 Scopus citations
    2015

    Psychoanalytic Geographies

    Downs, R. M., Jan 1 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Geographical Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2014

    Coming of age in the geospatial revolution: The geographic self re-defined

    Downs, R. M., Mar 2014, In : Human Development. 57, 1, p. 35-57 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations

    Time and Practice: Learning to Become a Geographer

    Downs, R. M., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Geography. 113, 5, p. 189-197 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Scopus citations
    2012

    The NAEP Geography Report 2010: What Will We Do Next?

    Downs, R. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Geography. 111, 1, p. 39-40 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2 Scopus citations
    2011

    Cognitive Maps and Spatial Behaviour: Process and Products

    Downs, R. M. & Stea, D., Apr 24 2011, The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation. John Wiley and Sons, p. 312-317 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    31 Scopus citations
    2010

    Popularization and Geography: An Inseparable Relationship

    Downs, R. M., Apr 1 2010, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 100, 2, p. 444-467 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    The refraction of space: A radical reversal of direction

    Downs, R. M., Sep 30 2010, Spatial Cognition VII - International Conference Spatial Cognition 2010, Proceedings. p. 5-6 2 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6222 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Use of textural measurements to map invasive wetland plants in the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve with IKONOS satellite imagery

    Laba, M., Blair, B., Downs, R. M., Monger, B., Philpot, W., Smith, S., Sullivan, P. & Baveye, P. C., Apr 15 2010, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 114, 4, p. 876-886 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    55 Scopus citations
    2008

    Mapping invasive wetland plants in the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve using quickbird satellite imagery

    Laba, M., Downs, R., Smith, S., Welsh, S., Neider, C., White, S., Richmond, M., Philpot, W. & Baveye, P., Jan 15 2008, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 112, 1, p. 286-300 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    85 Scopus citations
    2005

    MapStats for Kids: Making Geographic and Statistical Facts Available to Children

    Fuhrmann, S., MacEachren, A., Deberry, M., Bosley, J., Taylor, R. L. P., Gahegan, M. & Downs, R., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Geography. 104, 6, p. 233-241 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations
    2003
    7 Scopus citations
    1997

    Can-ism and Can'tianism: A straw child

    Liben, L. S. & Downs, R. M., Mar 1997, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 87, 1, p. 159-167 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    37 Scopus citations

    The final summation: The defense rests

    Downs, R. M. & Liben, L. S., Mar 1997, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 87, 1, p. 178-180 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16 Scopus citations

    The geographic eye: Seeing through GIS?

    Downs, R. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Transactions in GIS. 2, 2, p. 111-121 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations
    1994

    Being and Becoming a Geographer: An Agenda for Geography Education

    Downs, R. M., Jun 1994, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 84, 2, p. 175-191 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    31 Scopus citations
    17 Scopus citations

    The need for research in geography education: It would be nice to have some data

    Downs, R. M., 1994, In : Journal of Geography. 93, 1, p. 57-60 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    29 Scopus citations
    1993

    Understanding Person-Space-Map Relations: Cartographic and Developmental Perspectives

    Liben, L. S. & Downs, R. M., Jan 1 1993, In : Developmental Psychology. 29, 4, p. 739-752 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    85 Scopus citations
    1992
    39 Scopus citations
    1991
    54 Scopus citations
    1990

    Reply: Surveying the Landscape of Developmental Geography: A Dialogue with Howard Gardner

    Downs, R. M., Liben, L. S. & Daggs, D. G., Mar 1990, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 80, 1, p. 124-128 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations
    1989

    Representations of space and place: A developmental perspective

    Downs, R. M., Mar 1989, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 12, 1, p. 79-80 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations

    Understanding Maps as Symbols: The Development of Map Concepts in Children

    Liben, L. S. & Downs, R. M., Jan 1 1989, In : Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 22, C, p. 145-201 57 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    128 Scopus citations
    1988
    63 Scopus citations
    1982

    Maps, space, and places

    Downs, R. M., Jan 1 1982, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 5, 4, p. 641-642 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1981

    Maps and metaphors

    Downs, R. M., Jan 1 1981, In : Professional Geographer. 33, 3, p. 287-293 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    36 Scopus citations
    1979

    Critical Appraisal or Determined Philosophical Skepticism?

    Downs, R. M., Sep 1 1979, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 69, 3, p. 468-471 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11 Scopus citations

    On the nature of cognitive maps

    Downs, R. M., Dec 1979, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2, 4, p. 499-500 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1978

    Geography and the Mind: An Exploration of Perceptual Geography

    Downs, R. M. & Meyer, J. T., Jan 1 1978, In : American Behavioral Scientist. 22, 1, p. 59-77 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15 Scopus citations
    1970

    From the Outside Looking in At the Inside Looking Out

    Stea, D. & Downs, R. M., Jun 1970, In : Environment and Behavior. 2, 1, p. 3-12 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    32 Scopus citations

    The Cognitive Structure of an Urban Shopping Center

    Downs, R. M., Jun 1970, In : Environment and Behavior. 2, 1, p. 13-39 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    90 Scopus citations