CONCEPT FORMATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 the procedure by which someone abstracts a customary concept from certain examples. Commonly referred to as concept acquisition. CONCEPT FORMATION: "Concept formation begins in the first days and weeks of a child's life." Related Psychology Terms OPERANT CONDITIONING NONVERBAL LEARNING DISORDER (NLD) CUSTOMARY, PREVAILING, AND REASONABLE FEES (CPR FEES) VOCABULARY GROWTH OBSERVATIONAL LEARNING 1 TRANSVESTISM ORGANIC VARIABLE ANALYTIC APPROACH VON RESTORFF EFFECT OUTCOME EVALUATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONCEPT FORMATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/concept-formation/ (accessed September 25, 2020).