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Unformatted text preview: • Levels out the two extremes: at the superordinate level, few attributes are shared, whereas in the subordinate level, too may attributes are shared. Rosch Category-Rating Study • Apple = 1.08 • Raisin = 3.42 which is the better fruit? • Because of typicality —how well members of a category represent a category • Hints at the idea of prototypes or prototypical categorizations Prototype Approach Prototypes; one representation. • We use mainly prototype, but it’s likely that at times we use both. • Prototypes can vary based on experience in a field. Typicality How well members of a category represent a category. Exemplar Approach Different features/feature analysis...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course PSY 316 taught by Professor Harmon during the Spring '10 term at Providence College.
- Spring '10
- Cognitive Psychology