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Motivated but confounded tacticians : revisiting the relationship between categorization and cognitive resources

Skorich, Daniel Paul


In this thesis, I revisit the relationship between categorization and cognitive resources, and the notion that categorization is a simpler, easier, and more efficient process than individuation. I explore the debate between the motivated tactician and meaning seeker perspectives, drawing on work in the cognitive load domain, and at the pre-cognitive level of incoming sensory data. I discuss the apparent resolution of this debate in the work of Klauer and his colleagues, before entirely...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6120bedeceb
Access Rights: Open Access


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