BASIC-LEVEL CATEGORY

Is the category formed which people place everyday items and experiences. The categories are typically broad enough to give a vague idea of what the item is, so, for example a robin may become a bird. However, basic-level categories do not become so vague the item you are categorizing becomes unrecognisable, so, for example, a robin would not become an animal. The name of the ba

BASIC-LEVEL CATEGORY: "Basic-level categorization typically happens on a sub-conscious level as a response to human beings inert need to sort their life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BASIC-LEVEL CATEGORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basic-level-category-2/ (accessed October 24, 2020).
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