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sche·ma

 (skē′mə)
n. pl. sche·ma·ta (skē-mä′tə, skĭ-măt′ə) or sche·mas
1. A plan, outline, or model: a schema for prioritizing vaccinations; a writer's schema for a novel.
2. Psychology A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.

[Latin schēma, schēmat-, form; see scheme.]

schema

(ˈskiːmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə)
1. a plan, diagram, or scheme
2. (Philosophy) (in the philosophy of Kant) a rule or principle that enables the understanding to apply its categories and unify experience: universal succession is the schema of causality.
3. (Psychology) psychol a mental model of aspects of the world or of the self that is structured in such a way as to facilitate the processes of cognition and perception
4. (Logic) logic an expression using metavariables that may be replaced by object language expressions to yield a well-formed formula. Thus A = A is an axiom schema for identity, representing the infinite number of axioms, x = x, y = y, z = z, etc
[C19: from Greek: form]

sche•ma

(ˈski mə)

n., pl. sche•ma•ta (ˈski mə tə or, sometimes, skiˈmɑ tə, skɪ-)
sche•mas.
1. a diagram, plan, or scheme.
2. an underlying organizational pattern or structure; conceptual framework.
[1790–1800; < Greek schêma form, scheme]

schema

an outline or diagrammatic representation. See also drawing. — schematic, adj.
See also: Representation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schema - an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
2.schema - a schematic or preliminary plan
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"

schema

noun
A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something:
Translations
schéma

schema

[ˈskiːmə] N (schemata (pl)) [ˈskiːmətə]esquema m

schema

n pl <-ta> → Darstellung f; (Philos) → Schema nt

schema

[ˈskiːmə] n (schemata (pl)) (frm) → schema

sche·ma

n. esquema, plan, planeamiento.
References in classic literature ?
The above analysis of a thought, though I believe it to be mistaken, is very useful as affording a schema in terms of which other theories can be stated.
The goal of the UGAS-2019 Initiative is to research and develop solutions for advanced schema mappings and related technologies from application schemas based on the Unified Modeling Language (UML) to ontologies based on the Web Ontology Language (OWL).
Background: There has been no detailed investigations of the association between different types of childhood traumatic experiences and personality disorders (PDs) and mediating effect of maladaptive schemas among young adults in Pakistan.
"We also work on schema challenging, which means [when] in session with a client, as a clinician you are able to say: 'I wonder if this schema is coming up for you right now,' or Are you noticing any schemas as we're talking about this?' "Ms.
Schmidt, Joiner, Young, and Telch (1995) followed by confirming a 15-factor structure; this list of schemas was then expanded to 18 EMS (Young, 1998).
It should also be noted that learning occurs through the creation of perceptual representations such as schemas. These perceptual representations leave imprints in the brain every time they are recalled.
Based in the UK, early years consultant Grimmer defines schemas as patterns of repeated behavior and thinking which help children to understand the world through exploration and investigation.
All Winograd schemas have this property: this ensures that one cannot exploit properties of the structure of a particular sentence to guess at a pronoun's referent in the absence of commonsense knowledge.
Objective: To examine the mediating role of maladaptive schemas between permissive/authoritarian parenting by fathers and personality disorders, including histrionic, antisocial, narcissistic and depressive attitudes among adults.
The Young Schema Questionnaire (YSQ) in either long-form (205-item) or short-form (75-item or 90-item) versions has demonstrated its clinical usefulness for assessing early maladaptive schemas.
Starting Out on the Right Foot: Negotiation Schemas When Cultures Collide.

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