ERIC Number: EJ271636
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
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The Abstraction and Recognition of Prototypes by Children and Adults.
Boswell, D. A.; Green, H. F.
Child Development, v53 n4 p1028-37 Aug 1982
Addresses the respective roles of prototypes and specific exemplars in children's categorization behavior. The ability of children and adults to abstract and recognize figural prototypes was examined using a prototype-plus-distortions design. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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