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Overview: The adaptive success of organisms depends on being able to do the right thing with the right kind of thing. This is categorization. Most species can learn categories by direct experience (induction). Only human beings can acquire categories by word of mouth (instruction). Artificial-life simulations show the evolutionary advantage of instruction over induction; human electrophysiology experiments show that the two ways of acquiring categories still share some common features; anddoi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199541119.013.0042 fatcat:ycnfpdgkwrf6nlisp7nayh2yt4