ERIC Number: EJ494059
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Structured Imagination: The Role of Category Structure in Exemplar Generation.
Ward, Thomas B.
Cognitive Psychology, v27 n1 p1-40 Aug 1994
Results of 5 experiments involving 385 undergraduates imagining animals from another galaxy are consistent with the idea that similar structures and processes underlie creative and noncreative aspects of cognition. The concept of structured imagination and the role of characteristic properties are explored. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Category Knowledge; Examples
Note: Portions of the paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Psychonomic Society (November 1991 and November 1992).