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A form of perception in which the individual perceives a categorical distinction rather than a continuous scale of a varying perceptual feature.

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categorical perception
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categorical perception
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  • color perception
  • are a kind of
    categorical perception

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    categorical perception

  • judgment
  • Tasks that are asserted to measure categorical perception

    Task Contrast Measure


    Perceptual learning.
    Goldstone RL
    Annual review of psychology (Annu Rev Psychol)

    Language discrimination by human newborns and by cotton-top tamarin monkeys.
    Ramus F, Hauser MD, Miller C, Morris D, Mehler J
    2000 Apr 14