Let’s use an example to learn how you use Schema to interpret text. Imagine I wrote a story and told you, “The woman wore a red dress.”
Watch a child read and what do you see? You see them reading words one letter at a time, such as D O G spells dog. As an adult, your brain barely notices the letters appearing on the page.
You already have the skill to quickly read important details. It is an inborn skill. Allow me to show this to you. Just think about how many details your mind must process when driving a car on the freeway.