What do you think “mental representation of the world” means?
Mental representation means how individuals process internal mental images to external objects. Which images are not currently seen or sensed. We can rethink without having to see or touch what we were holding, listening or visualizing.
Why would it be important to study them? To learn how the brain reacts when all the information is processed.
Do you have mental representation of the world? Give an example? My example of mental representation would be imaging myself traveling to a different country I have never been to before. Or