Memory Errors Reveal a Bias to Spontaneously Generalize to Categories

Abstract

Much evidence suggests that, from a young age, humans are able to generalize information learned about a subset of a category to the category itself. Here, we propose that-beyond simply being able to perform such generalizations-people are biased to generalize to categories, such that they routinely make spontaneous, implicit category generalizations from… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12189

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