Category learning with minimal prior knowledge.


In 6 experiments, the authors examined the use of prior knowledge in category learning. Previous studies of the effects of knowledge on category learning have used categories in which knowledge was related to all of the category's features. However, people's knowledge of real-world categories often consists of many "rote" features that are not related to… (More)


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@article{Kaplan2000CategoryLW, title={Category learning with minimal prior knowledge.}, author={Allan S. Kaplan and Georgina Murphy}, journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition}, year={2000}, volume={26 4}, pages={829-46} }