Conceptual interrelatedness and caricatures.

  title={Conceptual interrelatedness and caricatures.},
  author={Robert L. Goldstone and Mark Steyvers and Brian J. Rogosky},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={31 2},
Concepts are interrelated to the extent that the characterization of each concept is influenced by the other concepts, and are isolated to the extent that the characterization of one concept is independent of other concepts. The relative categorization accuracy of the prototype and caricature of a concept can be used as a measure of concept interrelatedness. The prototype is the central tendency of a concept, whereas a caricature deviates from the concept's central tendency in the direction… CONTINUE READING

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