CONCEPT FORMATION By N., Sam M.S. - 116 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 A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CHILD PSYCHOLOGY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) HABIT ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) IMITATION CHILD PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CONCEPT FORMATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/concept-formation/ (accessed June 24, 2022).