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The characterization of actions at the superordinate, basic and subordinate level

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Zhuang, Tonghe ; Lingnau, Angelika
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Objects can be categorized at different levels of abstraction, ranging from the superordinate (e.g., fruit) and the basic (e.g., apple) to the subordinate level (e.g., golden delicious). The basic level is assumed to play a key role in categorization, e.g., in terms of the number of features used to describe these actions and the speed of processing. To which degree do these principles also apply ...


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