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Schema theory

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What is the purpose of schemas?
Answer:
Schemas organise knowledge and help us make sense of the world and make it more predictable.
Cognitive schemas contribute to quick, automatic, unconscious and effortless information processing (people seen as cogntive misers).
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Question: What is the purpose of schemas?
Answer: Schemas organise knowledge and help us make sense of the world and make it more predictable. Cognitive schemas contribute to quick, automatic, unconscious and effortless information processing (people seen as cogntive misers).