The Role of Predictive Features in Retrieving Analogical Cases

  title={The Role of Predictive Features in Retrieving Analogical Cases},
  author={Hollyn M. Johnson and Colleen M. Seifert},
Access to prior cases in memory is a central issue in analogical reasoning. Previous research accounts for access in terms of overall similarity between complete new exemplars compared to complete stored instances and stresses the relative importance of surface-level similarities in access to complete cases (Gentner & Landers, 1985; Rattermann & Gentner, 1987). However, for cross-domain remindings, abstract similarities capture the important commonalities between cases (&hank, 1982; Seifert… CONTINUE READING

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