Deciding between theories of how reasoning develops is hard

Aidan Feeney, C. Wilburn

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Abstract

Although Sloutsky agrees with our interpretation of our data, he argues that the totality of the evidence supports his claim that children make inductive generalisations on the basis of similarity. Here we take issue with his characterisation of the alternative hypotheses in his informal analysis of the data, and suggest that a thorough Bayesian analysis, although practically very difficult, is likely to result in a more finely balanced outcome than he suggests. (c) 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-511
Number of pages5
JournalCognition
Volume108
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Linguistics and Language

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