Scott M. Brandon's scientific contributions

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Article
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship among structural, semantic, and verbal memories of visual art. It was hypothesized that verbal contextual information, in the form of descriptive and interpretive titles, promotes varied levels of structural and semantic processing as a function of differences in abstraction, media, and prio...

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... Educators should provide learning opportunities that assist the learner to assimilate their prior knowledge to any new knowledge in order to promote schema acquisition that can assist with comprehension. Studies in art education have found that comprehension of art is reliant on both the nature of the visual stimulus and the viewer's cognitive structures or existing knowledge (Koroscik, 1982;Koroscik, Desmond & Brandon, 1985). According to the constructive theorist DiSibio (1982), comprehension is a cognitive process that requires the activation of an individual's prior knowledge. ...