Considers the possibility that the ‘ratio rule’ (Luce choice axiom) was not the best approach to formally modelling decisions in category learning; also contains an empirical demonstration that generalization gradients sharpen under discriminative training.

Wills, A.J., & McLaren, I.P.L. (1997). Generalization in human category learning: A connectionist explanation of differences in gradient after discriminative and non-discriminative training. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 50A, 607-630.

Issue published: 1 August 1997.