The role of comparison in the extension of novel adjectives.

Abstract

Previous reseach has documented that basic-level object categories provide an initial foundation for mapping adjectives to object properties. Children ranging from 21 months to 3 years can successfully extend a novel adjective (e.g., transparent) to other objects sharing a salient property if the objects are all members of the same basic-level category; if… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.36.5.571

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