When a Rose Is Just a Rose: The Illusion of Taxonomies in Infant Categorization

Abstract

The terms basic, superordinate, subordinate, and global are often used to describe the categories formed by infants. However, although infants’ categories appear externally to match those formed by adults, it is not clear that they are grounded in an organized hierarchical system that embodies relations within and between domains; that is, a taxonomy. To… (More)

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@inproceedings{RakisonWhenAR, title={When a Rose Is Just a Rose: The Illusion of Taxonomies in Infant Categorization}, author={David H. Rakison} }