SCHEMATIC IMAGE

Mental image or depiction of a physical object made up of that object's most noticeable attributes. Once created, the is the version against which comparable perceptual variations are measured.

SCHEMATIC IMAGE: "The schematic image of a woman may be, for a boy, his mother."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCHEMATIC IMAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schematic-image/ (accessed March 29, 2020).
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