Similarity-based categorization and fuzziness of natural categories.

@article{Hampton1998SimilaritybasedCA,
  title={Similarity-based categorization and fuzziness of natural categories.},
  author={James A. Hampton},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1998},
  volume={65 2-3},
  pages={137-65}
}
The adequacy of similarity to prototype as an account of categorization in natural concepts was assessed by analyzing the monotonicity of the relation between typicality of an item in a category and the probability of a positive categorization response using data from McCloskey and Glucksberg (1978). The analysis revealed a strong underlying similarity… CONTINUE READING