[Read] ➱ Early Category and Concept Development By David H. Rakison – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Whether or not infants' earliest perception of the world is a blooming buzzing confusion it is not long before they come to perceive structure and order among the objects and events around them At the Whether or not infants' earliest perception and Concept eBook ↠ of the world is a blooming buzzing confusion it is not long before they come to perceive structure and order among the objects and events around them At the core of this process and cognitive development in general is the ability to categorize to group events objects or properties together and to form mental representations or concepts Early Category eBook Þ that encapsulate the commonalities and structure of these categories Categorization is the primary means of coding experience underlying not only perceptual and reasoning processes but also inductive inference and language The aim of this book is to bring together the most recent findings and theories about the origins and early development of categorization and conceptual abilities Despite recent advances in our understanding of this Category and Concept Epub Þ area a number of hotly debated issues remain at the center of the controversy over categorization Researchers continue to ask uestions such as Which mechanisms for categorization are available at birth and which emerge later What are the relative roles of perceptual similarity and nonobservable properties in early classification What is the role of contextual variation in categorization by infants and children Do different experimental procedures reveal the same kind of knowledge Can computational models simulate infant and child categorization How do computational models inform behavioral research What is the impact of language on category development How does language partition the world This book is the first to address these and other key uestions within a single volume The authors present a diverse set of views representing cutting edge empirical and theoretical advances in the field The result is a thorough review of empirical contributions to the literature and a wealth of fresh theoretical perspectives on early categorization.
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- Early Category and Concept Development
- David H. Rakison
- 03 May 2014 David H. Rakison