07_ Knowledge_Represent_Org

Subordinate basic superordinate experience counts

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Unformatted text preview: et fish’ 17   Categorization involves larger knowledge structures   Embedded in experience and reasoning   The “ theory theory”  ­ concepts are explanation based   Rests on problems with similarity   Plum vs. lawnmower   3” object, pizza, quarter  ­ similar vs. likely to be   Relevant properties   Unclear definition of ‘ theory’   Combine theories to explain complex concepts?   People believe that, and act as though, category members have essential properties in common   May not be able to identify what they are   Faith that they exist   Not external, but the ‘essen...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course PSYCH 228 taught by Professor Broaders during the Winter '11 term at Northwestern.

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