Drug abuse has been shown to have clear spatial patterns that GIS has helped to demonstrate.
While topic modeling by itself has been an increasingly growing research field in the humanities and social sciences, where the use of social media and newspapers, in particular, have helped to identify many topical trends, GIS has only recently been employed more prominently in this area.
The use of GIS in child development has ranged from studying various social and environmental factors in how children develop to using GIS directly where they learn to better understand spatial thinking as children become adults.
With new and growing areas where eye monitoring and GIS can be utilized together, big data techniques will be a leading way in which visual and analytical understanding of spatial cognition will be understood in coming years.
Entrepreneurship success is often driven by important spatial patterns, particularly in relation to labor concentration, knowledge, and investment opportunities. GIS can reveal spatial approaches to making decisions on where to invest.
Football (or Soccer) is a game of tactics and knowing how to move players at the right place and time. This makes the game a spatial strategy game that GIS has practical applications in addressing.