ERIC Number: EJ463029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Developmental Differences in the Use of Prototype and Exemplar-Specific Information.
Hayes, Brett K.; Taplin, John E.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v55 n3 p329-52 Jun 1993
Categorization responses of 6 and 11 year olds and adults to test stimuli were examined against predictions derived from 2 models that stressed prototypical features or information about exemplars. For six year olds, only the prototype model fit the data. For the two older groups, both models explained variance in performance. (PAM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia