The development of category learning strategies: What makes the difference?

@article{Hammer2009TheDO,
  title={The development of category learning strategies: What makes the difference?},
  author={Rubi Hammer and Gil Diesendruck and Daphna Weinshall and Shaul Hochstein},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={112},
  pages={105-119}
}
Category learning can be achieved by identifying common features among category members, distinctive features among non-members, or both. These processes are psychologically and computationally distinct, and may have implications for the acquisition of categories at different hierarchical levels. The present study examines an account of children's difficulty in acquiring categories at the subordinate level grounded on these distinct comparison processes. Adults and children performed category… Expand
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