Mapping urban perception among cities and continents
Place Pulse quantitatively measures urban perception by crowdsourcing visual surveys to users around the globe.
Cities are not just collections of demographics, but places that people experience. Urban environments are known to elicit strong evaluative responses , and there is evidence and theories  suggesting that these responses may affect criminal  and health [4-5] behaviors. Yet, we lack good quantitative data on the responses elicited by urban environments. Place Pulse is an effort to help collect quantitative data of urban perception to help advance these research efforts and open new avenues of research.
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