What Is a Schema?

Kendra Cherry defined Schema as “a cognitive framework or concept that helps organize and interpret information. Schemas can be useful because they allow us to take shortcuts in interpreting the vast amount of information that is available in our environment. However, these mental frameworks also cause us to exclude pertinent information to instead focus only on things that confirm our pre-existing beliefs and ideas. Schemas can contribute to stereotypes and make it difficult to retain new information that does not conform to our established ideas about the world.”

My course examiner David has posted an interesting attempting activity.  You may try to fill in the blanks. Here it goes.

The questions that p________ face as they raise ch________ from in_________ to adult is not easy to an _________. Both f______ and m________ can become concerned when health problems such as co_________ arise anytime after the e____ stage to later life. Experts recommend that young ch____ should have plenty of s________ and nutritious food for healthy growth. B___ and g____ should not share the same b______ or even be in the same r______. They may be afraid of the d_____.


Here is the answer from Joyce.

One of my coursemate, Kat also provided few links about Schema. To know more about schema, kindly refer links below.







Hmm…I guess that’s all for now.

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