FEATURE ABSTRACTION By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Hypothetical process where a person learns from experience with the exemplars of different categories where features are used to describe the categories. See categorisation; concept formation. FEATURE ABSTRACTION: "Feature abstraction is a hypothetical process." Related Psychology Terms FEATURE DETECTOR THINKING SYNAPTOGENESIS FEATURE MODEL ACCENTUATION THEORY PROTOTYPE FORM DISCRIMINATION PSYCHOLOGICAL UNIVERSAL BEHAVIORAL MODELING ETHNICITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEATURE ABSTRACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/feature-abstraction/ (accessed February 18, 2019).