- Words: 565
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 56243416
Provide a brief statement that clearly defines the term: Schema; and, an explanation of how they are developed.
A schema is a cognitive pattern or structure comprised of beliefs and perceptions. Worldview is a type of schema, which can be formed by cultural cues, family socialization, and identity. Schemas can change over time, and they can be helpful for organizing the complex world. Some schemas are helpful in that they anchor