Infant object categorization transcends diverse object-context relations.

  title={Infant object categorization transcends diverse object-context relations.},
  author={Marc H. Bornstein and Martha E. Arterberry and Clay Mash},
  journal={Infant behavior & development},
  volume={33 1},
Infants' categorization of objects in different object-context relations was investigated. The experiment used a multiple-exemplar habituation-categorization procedure where 92 6-month olds formed categories of animals and vehicles embedded in congruent, incongruent, and homogeneous object-context relations. Across diverse object-context relations, infants habituated to multiple exemplars within a category and categorized novel members of both animal and vehicle categories. Infants showed a… CONTINUE READING