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ERIC Number: EJ586509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0273-2297
Making Sense of Infant Categorization: Stable Processes and Changing Representations.
Madole, Kelly L.; Oakes, Lisa M.
Developmental Review, v19 n2 p263-96 Jun 1999
Demonstrates the need for a process-oriented, constructivist approach to understanding infants' categorization abilities. Suggests that emphasizing the distinction between perceptual and conceptual categorization has been an obstacle to forging an approach. Proposes a more microanalytic consideration of features available to infants at different developmental points and a process-oriented exploration of how these features are used in making categorization judgments. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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