Semantic Memory - meaning of the item ROBIN: flies, perches...

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Semantic Memory Definition of Semantic Memory: relatively permanent memory store for general world knowledge Models of Semantic Memory Organization Feature Comparison Model: Demo: Sentence Verification Task True or false: A robin is a bird. A bulldozer is a bird. A bat is a bird. A chicken is a bird. 2 Types of Features: 1. characteristic features: features that are descriptive, common, and frequent, but not essential to the 
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Unformatted text preview: meaning of the item ROBIN: flies, perches in trees the robin does not have to fly or perch to be considered a robin 2. defining features: features absolutely essential to the meaning of the item ROBIN: animate, has feathers, has red breast...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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Semantic Memory - meaning of the item ROBIN: flies, perches...

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