REPRESENTATIONAL CONSTRAINTS By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Method whereby representations are believed to be hard-wired into the brain, making specific types of knowledge innate. Also known as: representational innateness. Compare with: architectural constraints; chronotropic constraints. Related Psychology Terms ARCHITECTURAL INNATCNESS NATIVISM REPRESENTATIONAL REDESCRIPTION ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRAINTS NEONATIVISM AUGMENTATION PRINCIPLE FIGURATIVE KNOWLEDGE ACTIVATION NATIVISTIC THEORY SCIENTIFIC METHOD Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REPRESENTATIONAL CONSTRAINTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/representational-constraints/ (accessed January 28, 2021).