ERIC Number: EJ282865
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
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Formation of Internal Structure in a Lexical Category.
Bernstein, Mark E.
Journal of Child Language, v10 n2 p381-99 Jun 1983
When asked to identify "chairs" from a series of pictures and order them as best examples, adults used contextual clues about the objects' function in their judgments. However, contextual function clues caused children's judgment to change greatly. Results are discussed in relation to theories of concept formation in children. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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