Prior knowledge and story processing: Integration, selection, and variation

@inproceedings{Spiro1979PriorKA,
  title={Prior knowledge and story processing: Integration, selection, and variation},
  author={Rand J. Spiro},
  year={1979}
}
Abstract Psychological research concerning several aspects of the relationship between existing knowledge schemata and the processing of text is summarized. Some dynamic aspects of text processing are discussed first. Schema switching produces problems of accomodating the representation of early parts of text as to more recently processed information. The role of knowledge of the world in producing accommodation is emphasized. Situations where schemata need to be maintained rather than altered… CONTINUE READING

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