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a method for making, doing, or accomplishing something

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an internal representation of the world

a schematic or preliminary plan

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More specifically, the authors are interested in the negotiation schemata of business negotiators in the IT industry.
Given that individuals use schemata as a means of anticipating what will happen in a similar or new context, readers will also utilize their existing schemata as a means of predicting what they are likely to find when following a link.
Schema theory is relevant to the comprehension of literature because it creates text worlds that can only be comprehended if schemata are activated.
To date, only one study has examined the early maladaptive schemas of intimate partners of substance abusers, and the interrelation of schemata among couples where one partner is abusing substances.
For instance, modular techniques such as design by units [18] allow schemata to be drastically simplified by exploiting principles of hiding and encapsulation that are known from Software Engineering.
So, our schemata help us with managing our limited cognitive resources, like attention.
The array is a background schema that summarizes the numerous lower-level harmonic and voice-leading schemata that provide the temporal expansion or prolongation of the abstract background into a perceptible musical foreground that is the temporal elaboration of a high-level schema's harmonic and voice-leading features.
Schemata not only guide the perception and selection of incoming information, but also influence the organization of such information in memory, and direct how this information is to be eventually utilized (Fiske & Taylor, 1984).
Visual literacy takes as one of its concepts the idea of schemata, which Piaget defines as "mental image[s] or ...
These organizational or "superordinate" schemata, once formed, act as a filter, through which individual boundary personnel of that organization view other channel members.
Triandis' definition of "schemata" is useful: schemata are organized categories and their associations, held in a cognitive framework, possessing affect, and forming values, attitudes, expectations, norms, roles, and unstated assumptions (1987, p.
In this last respect the author argues that there are, properly speaking, no unschematized categories and he defends (contra Gram and Pippin) the thesis that the schemata are pure, formal intuitions.
According to Gombrich: |To the Middle Ages, the scheme is the image; to the postmedieval artist, it is the starting point for corrections, adjustments, adaptations, the means to probe reality and wrestle with the particular'.[7] The claim that a schema can be adjusted to fit some independently perceived reality has been widely doubted; but the distinction between schemata and images remains acceptable to those on both sides of the argument.
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