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Is Metaphorical thinking related to development of Cognitive structures among learners?

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Cognitive structures are the basic mental pattern people use to process any information. Alternatively cognitive structures include mental structures, mental tools, and patterns of thought. Metaphorical thinking being one of the mental tool present innate in human being which when practiced consciously could help developing cognitive structures in turn help to process information. It is very important to note that each individual has to develop his/her own cognitive structures by means of practice of Metaphorical thinking as mental tool through good teaching/learning practices similar to an athlete involved in rigorous physical training to meet the challenge of the competition. The present paper explains the influence of metaphorical thinking as a mental tool in determining the cognitive structures based on content, activities and assessment of the given information passed from teachers to students during teaching-learning process.
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