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Using Concepts to Classify the World

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A way to classify something in your mind refers to as a _____.

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1. A representative of a concept is a _____.

2. The idea that members of a group differ in how similar they are to a prototype is called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding the mental classification system. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include an understanding of concepts and representatives of groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of mental classification system, including:

  • Way to classify something in your mind
  • Differences in similarities to prototypes
  • Example of an advantage of concepts
  • High level of typicality

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mental classification system lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the way to classify something in your mind
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the representative of a group

Additional Learning

To learn more about mental classification system, review the corresponding lesson called Using Concepts to Classify the World. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what a concept is and how it classifies ideas and objects
  • Recall the reasons concepts are used
  • Understand what prototypes are
  • Identify examples of typicality
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