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ERIC Number: EJ162752
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Publication Date: 1977
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A Multidimensional Scaling Analysis of the Development of Animal Names
Howard, Darlene V.; Howard, James H. Jr.
Developmental Psychology, 13, 2, 108-113, Mar 77
Dissimilarity judgments of all possible pairs of 10 animal names were obtained from first-, third-, and sixth-grade children, and college students. Analysis with multidimensional scaling procedures revealed a semantic space consisting of the features of size, domesticity, and predativity. (Author/JMB)
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