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Conference Carnegie Symposium on Cognition (32nd : 2002 : Carnegie-Mellon University)

Title Building object categories in developmental time / edited by Lisa Gershkoff-Stowe and David H. Rakison.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 463 pages) : illustrations
Series Carnegie Mellon symposia on cognition.
Note "32nd Carnegie Mellon symposium series on cognition."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The segregation of face and object processing in development : a model system of categorization? / Charles A. Nelson and Kelly Snyder -- Building knowledge from perception in infancy / Scott P. Johnson -- Categories, kinds, and object individuation in infancy / Fei Xu -- Bubbles : a user's guide / Frédéric Gosselin and Philippe G. Schyns -- Young infants' categorization of humans versus nonhuman animals : roles for knowledge access and perceptual process / Paul C. Quinn -- The perceptual to conceptual shift in infancy and early childhood : a surface or deep distinction? / David H. Rakison -- Emerging ideas about categories / Linda B. Smith -- Imposing equivalence on things in the world : a dynamic systems perspective / Lisa Gershkoff-Stowe -- Why can't you "open" a nut or "break" a cooked noodle? Learning covert object categories in action word meanings / Melissa Bowerman -- The development of relational category knowledge / Dedre Gentner -- Demystifying theory-based categorization / Woo-kyoung Ahn and Christian C. Luhmann -- Can our experiments illuminate reality? / Brian MacWhinney -- Knowledge, categorization, and the bliss of ignorance / Frank C. Keil -- A parallel distributed processing approach to semantic cognition : applications to conceptual development / Timothy T. Rogers and James L. McClelland -- Abstraction as dynamic interpretation in perceptual symbol systems / Lawrence W. Barsalou -- Models of categorization : what are the limits? / Robert Siegler.
Summary The study of object category development is a central concern in the field of cognitive science. This book covers a range of current research topics in category development. Its aim is to understand the perceptual and cognitive mechanisms that underlie category formation and how they change in developmental time.
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Subject Categorization (Psychology) in children -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Gershkoff-Stowe, Lisa.
Rakison, David H., 1969-
Other Form: Print version: Carnegie Symposium on Cognition (32nd : 2002 : Carnegie-Mellon University). Building object categories in developmental time. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005 0805844902 0805844910 (DLC) 2004052068 (OCoLC)55671644
ISBN 1410612902 (electronic bk.)
9781410612908 (electronic bk.)
0805844910 (pbk.)