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Concepts, Comparative Perspectives

  • By: Jennifer Vonk
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The question of what it means to have a concept becomes even more difficult to address in the comparative literature—that is, in research studying concept formation across a variety of species. Typically, to form and hold concepts means to have an ...