ERIC Number: EJ538685
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Reasoning and Learning by Analogy: Introduction.
Gentner, Dedre; Holyoak, Keith J.
American Psychologist, v52 n1 p32-34 Jan 1997
This review of the study of analogy in modern cognitive science sets the stage for three articles that follow to illustrate some current research and theories on analogy use. Analogy is a powerful cognitive mechanism that people use to make inferences and learn new abstractions. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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