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categories and taxonomy

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  1. linear structure

    narratives have a linear structure driven by time, theories have a linear structure directed by logic speaking is linear, one word after another,

  2. specific and abstract labels

    Calling ordinary things with more abstract or more specific labels sounds odd in ordinary situations. If I offer you a ride because I’ve brought my

  3. who, what, and where

    are so fundamental that the brain has specialized regions for recognizing them, multiple for each: faces, bodies, objects, scenes. When is harder,