Concepts and transformational knowledge.

  title={Concepts and transformational knowledge.},
  author={Safa R. Zaki and Donald Homa},
  journal={Cognitive psychology},
  volume={39 2},
The effect of exposure to principled change in concept formation was investigated in four experiments. In Experiment 1, participants were trained on either patterns that transformed systematically or control patterns that were distorted randomly. Training on transformational patterns produced concepts that were more resistant to false intrusions and decay. Experiment 2 separated the relative influences of transformational knowledge and pairwise similarity. Participants were able to identify the… CONTINUE READING