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Title: Representation development, perceptual learning, and concept formation
Authors: McLaren, I.P.L.
Wills, A.J.
Graham, S. 
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Citation: McLaren, I.P.L., Wills, A.J., Graham, S. (2011-06). Representation development, perceptual learning, and concept formation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34 (3) : 141-142. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: We argue for an example of 'core cognition' based on Diamond and Carey's (1986) work on expertise and recognition, which is not made use of in The Origin of Concepts. This mechanism for perceptual learning seems to have all the necessary characteristics in that it is innate, domain-specific (requires stimulus sets possessing a certain structure), and demonstrably affects categorisation in a way that strongly suggests it will influence concept formation as well. © 2011 Cambridge University Press.
Source Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
ISSN: 0140525X
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10002372
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