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CONCEPTUAL  DEVELOPMENT   Chapter 7
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Concepts General ideas or understandings –  Crucial for: Examples?
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Perspectives on Concepts Nativists   Empiricists
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Dividing Objects  into Categories Knowledge of Other  People and Oneself Understanding Who or What
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Forming Categories Organizing conceptual  understanding –  categorical hierarchies
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Example: Object Hierarchies
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Forming Categories Infants form categories of objects  in the first months of life perceptual categorization perceptual dimensions include color,  size, and movement Parts of objects  vs. object as a whole
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Forming Categories overall shape basis of function Increasing understanding of  category hierarchies of  causal connections relations  among categories
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course PSYCH 210 taught by Professor Kirkman during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Hunter.

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