Concepts and Categorisation

1. What is typicality?

  • The set of entities that are members of the concept
  • Differences in how well members relate to their category
  • The set of attributes that define what it is to be a member of a concept
  • Measure of the overlap between members within a category
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2. What is not true about the basic level of natural categories?

  • Usually acquired last by children
  • Recognised more quickly by non-experts
  • Exists between the two extremes
  • Balance between informativeness and economy

3. Different rules provide different amounts of exposure to the attributes, what does more exposure lead to?

  • Quicker learning
  • Decreased learning
  • Slower learning
  • Increased learning

4. What is intension?

  • Measure of the overlap between members within a category
  • The set of attributes that define what it is to be a member of a concept
  • Differences in how well members relate to their category
  • The set of entities that are members of the concept

5. What is extension?

  • The set of attributes that define what it is to be a member of a concept
  • Differences in how well members relate to their category
  • The set of entities that are members of the concept
  • Measure of the overlap between members within a category

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