9781591472490

Categorization Inside And Outside The Laboratory: Essays In Honor Of Douglas L. Medin

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    9781591472490

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    1591472490

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-04-01
  • Publisher: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

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Summary

Presents the state of knowledge in the study of categorization in experimental psychology. As the subtitle indicates, it was written to honor Douglas L. Medin of Northwestern University, who has had a long and distinguished career in the field of cognitive psychology, especially in the area of categorization.

Table of Contents

Contributors xi
Foreword xv
Preface xvii
Douglas L. Medin, His Life, and His Intellectual Heritage
3(10)
Woo-kyoung Ahn
Robert L. Goldstone
Bradley C. Love
Arthur B. Markman
Phillip Wolff
Part I. Language, Culture, Categories, and Induction
13(88)
``We Are All Flowering'': A Cultural Account of the Naming of Plants Among the Tzotzil Maya
15(14)
Norbert Ross
Expressing Causation in English and Other Languages
29(20)
Phillip Wolff
Bianca Klettke
Tatyana Ventura
Grace Song
Why Is the Concept ``Living Thing'' So Elusive? Concepts, Languages, and the Development of Folkbiology
49(20)
Sandra Waxman
Knowledge and Category-Based Induction
69(18)
John Coley
Patrick Shafto
Olga Stepanova
Elizabeth Baraff
Defending Diversity
87(14)
Evan Heit
Ulrike Hahn
Aidan Feeney
Part II. Types of Categories
101(76)
On Different Types of Categories
103(24)
Edward J. Wisniewski
Emily J. Clancy
Richard N. Tillman
Individuals and Their Concepts
127(24)
Sergey Blok
George Newman
Lance J. Rips
Relational Categories
151(26)
Dedre Gentner
Kenneth J. Kurtz
Part III. Category Learning and Category Use
177(94)
The Study of Concepts Inside and Outside the Laboratory: Medin Versus Medin
179(18)
Gregory L. Murphy
Beyond Classification Learning
197(18)
Brian H. Ross
Seth Chin-Parker
Michael Diaz
What Are Categories and Why Are They Coherent?
215(14)
Arthur B. Markman
Modeling Learning Under the Influence of Culture
229(20)
Bradley C. Love
Todd M. Gureckis
Multimodal Simulation in Conceptual Processing
249(22)
Lawrence W. Barsalou
Diane Pecher
Rene Zeelenberg
W. Kyle Simmons
Stephan B. Hamann
Part IV. Concepts and Theories
271(32)
The Effect of Causal Theories on Mental Disorder Diagnosis
273(16)
Woo-kyoung Ahn
Nancy S. Kim
The Cradle of Categorization: Supporting Fragile Internal Knowledge Through Commerce With Culture and the World
289(14)
Frank C. Keil
Author Index 303(8)
Subject Index 311(6)
About the Editors 317

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