Effects of categorical labels on similarity judgments: a critical analysis of similarity-based approaches.

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Our goal in the present study was to evaluate the claim that category labels affect children's judgments of visual similarity. We presented preschool children with discriminable and identical sets of animal pictures and asked them to make perceptual judgments in the presence or absence of labels. Our findings indicate that children who are asked to make… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0026075

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