ERIC Number: EJ625784
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Causal Status as a Determinant of Feature Centrality.
Ahn, Woo-kyoung; Kim, Nancy S.; Lassaline, Mary E.; Dennis, Martin J.
Cognitive Psychology, v41 n4 p361-416 Dec 2000
Studied a way of constraining feature centrality, the causal status of features in a category through 6 experiments involving 204 undergraduate students. Results show that the causal status effect is deeply rooted in many aspects of the categorization process. Causal knowledge is shown to affect categorization by determining feature centrality. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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