The measurement and correlates of category width as a cognitive variable1


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    The author wishes to express his appreciation to Professor Jerome S Bruner for his initial theoretical impetus and his continuing encouragement of this project Gratitude is also extended to Professors Dorothy C Adkins and Gordon W Allport for their assistance, and to Mr Edward Johnson of the University of North Carolina for his invaluable computational help The project was supported by a grant from the Social Science Research Council