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Schemata, Scripts, and Mental Models

  • By: Barbara A. Ritter & Robert G. Lord
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

In psychology, human mental representations are characterized in many ways. Three of the most common ways are schemata, scripts, and mental models. These three ways, however, take different approaches to explaining human cognition and, hence, have different implications for ...

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