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|Title:||Flexible and context-dependent categorization by eighteen-month-olds|
|Source:||Mareschal, D., Tan, S.H. (2007-01). Flexible and context-dependent categorization by eighteen-month-olds. Child Development 78 (1) : 19-37. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2007.00983.x|
|Abstract:||One hundred 18-month-olds were tested using sequential touching and following 4 different priming contexts using sets of toys that could be simultaneously categorized at either the basic or global level. An exact expression of the expected mean sequence length for arbitrary categories was derived as a function of the number of touches made, and a finite mixture model analytic method was also used to explore individual variability in categorization. Toddlers could categorize flexibly and spontaneously selected the level of categorization as a function of the prior prime. Perceptual Variability emerged as a predictor of the level at which infants subsequently categorized. The infants were also able to classify objects as members of both basic- and global-level categories simultaneously. © 2007 by the Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.|
|Source Title:||Child Development|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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