ERIC Number: EJ268749
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
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Acquisition of Basic Object Categories by Severely Handicapped Children.
Hupp, Susan C.; Mervis, Carolyn B.
Child Development, v53 n3 p760-67 Jun 1982
Undertaken within the framework of the best example theory of categorization, this study investigates category acquisition as a function of initial exposure to only good exemplars and as a function of exposure to single as opposed to multiple exemplars. Six severely handicapped children, ranging in age from 8 to 18 years, participated. (Author/MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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