Effect of theory-based feature correlations on typicality judgments.

  title={Effect of theory-based feature correlations on typicality judgments.},
  author={Woo-Kyoung Ahn and Jessecae Marsh and Christian C. Luhmann and Kevin Lee},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={30 1},
In the present study, we examine what types of feature correlations are salient in our conceptual representations. It was hypothesized that of all possible feature pairs, those that are explicitly recognized as correlated (i.e., explicit pairs) and affect typicality judgments are the ones that are more likely theory based than are those that are not explicitly recognized (i.e., implicit pairs). Real-world categories and their properties, taken from Malt and Smith (1984), were examined. We found… CONTINUE READING
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