Assimilative Learning with the Aid of Cognitive Maps

Damian Läge, René Oberholzer, Samy Egli, Roland Streule

Abstract


Assimilative learning is understood as integrating new information into existing knowledge or cognitive structures without restructuring the current schema. If new information causes inconsistencies, cognitive efforts are necessary to reorganize or to accommodate the old knowledge. Thus, assimilative learning is more efficient and economic. Nonetheless a stable and most notably a correct memory representation which ?spans

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Assimilative Learning; Cognitive Maps; Cognitive Structures; Nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling (NMDS); Procrustean Transformation; Psychopathology Taught Online

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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