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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?
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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Some suggested phonetic representations are distorted in the dyslexic brain.
While proposing to amend Goodman's account of representation, an account modeled on linguistic frame work, the present author forwards an account of representation on Saussurean structuralist linguistics: a representation is an image not by virtue of its perceptual character, but by its relation to other members in the non-linguistic system of representations--a parallel to Saussure's signifieds as concepts: "The concepts are purely differential and defined not by their positive content but negatively by their relations with the other terms of the system.
Psychologists mostly in Europe explore Serge Moscovici's Social Representations theory as set out in his Psychoanalysis, its Image and its Public.
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
After almost 50 years since the introduction of social representations in social psychology, related research has formed an impressive body of studies published worldwide, including Latin America (e.
Existing research (iconographical and iconological analysis of visual art work, compositional interpretation, semiotic analysis, psychoanalysis, anthropological analysis, discourse analysis, content analysis and image as text analysis) has mainly been concentrated on the examination of visual representations that already exist.
In various countries there are studies aimed at characterizing social representations on aging, but little is known about their relations with other representations.

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