ERIC Number: EJ378293
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Context and Structure in Conceptual Combination.
Medin, Douglas L.; Shoben, Edward J.
Cognitive Psychology, v20 n2 p158-90 Apr 1988
Three experiments evaluated modifications of conceptual knowledge associated with judgments of adjective-noun conceptual combinations. The subjects included 109 students at the University of Illinois (Champaign). Results indicate that models that attempt to explain combined categories by adding or changing a single feature are not successful. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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