Similarity and proximity: When does close in space mean close in mind? by ProQuest

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									Memory & Cognition
2008, 36 (6), 1047-1056
doi: 10.3758/MC.36.6.1047




                            Similarity and proximity: When does close
                                  in space mean close in mind?
                                                          Daniel Casasanto
                                                 Stanford University, Stanford, California

                People often describe things that are similar as close and things that are dissimilar as far apart. Does the way
             people talk about similarity reveal something fundamental about the way they conceptualize it? Three experi-
             ments tested the relationship between similarity and spa
								
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