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Category learning in infants and adults

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The human brain has a remarkable ability to organise knowledge into a structured system. Categorisation represents one of the main mechanisms from which this system of structured knowledge is derived. The aim of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of novel category learning in infants and in adults.

In Part I of the thesis, I explore how various parameters of the learning situation shape category learning in infants. In Experiments 1 – 3, I investigate the role of worki...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2019-09-04

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