Informativeness and the learning of bipolar adjectives.
Perceptual and motor skills
The effects of informativeness upon the learning of bipolar adjectives were examined by asking 20 preschoolers to learn novel words descriptive of different lengths vs tensions of a coiled spring. The set of adjectives which contrasted most highly for informativeness showed the greatest asymmetry for successful learning.
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DOI of published version
Highnam, C. and Wetrich, S., "Informativeness and the learning of bipolar adjectives." (1992). Faculty Publications. 4522.