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representation

(rep'rē-sen-tā'shŭn),
In psychology, image or appearance.
[Fr., fr. L. repraesento, to show]
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Would you use a carpet having a representation of flowers upon it?'
"He was the more confirmed in this opinion, because, he observed, that as I agreed in every feature of my body with other YAHOOS, except where it was to my real disadvantage in point of strength, speed, and activity, the shortness of my claws, and some other particulars where nature had no part; so from the representation I had given him of our lives, our manners, and our actions, he found as near a resemblance in the disposition of our minds." He said, "the YAHOOS were known to hate one another, more than they did any different species of animals; and the reason usually assigned was, the odiousness of their own shapes, which all could see in the rest, but not in themselves.
To meet the needs of complicated data structures, we now develop a more general theory of representations of objects.
The author argues that mediation is a necessary condition of self-representation, as unmediated representations in digital culture is not possible: "[T]here can be no self without mediation" (p.
Interdependance et transformation des representations sociales en reseaux
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It provides a theoretical framework for research on transmedial strategies of storytelling as well as case studies of narrative representations in three different media: contemporary film, comics, and video games.
Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF, stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice.
Given the importance of the visual representation in learning, considerable research attention has been focused on the role of representations in building abstractions in mathematics understanding and problem-solving ability (Gagatsis & Shiakalli, 2004; Munez et al., 2013).
Some studies of social psychology support statements according to which social representations are identical with collective representations, the objective of both concepts being that of offering to individuals a coherent and functional vision upon the surrounding world.

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