Categorical Speech Perception Revisited

  title={Categorical Speech Perception Revisited},
  author={K. Kohler},
CSP postulates perceptual grouping of an acoustic continuum into sharply delimited phonological categories with discrimination maxima across the identification boundaries. The experimental procedure was applied to F0 contours in a peak-shift and semantic contextualization paradigm in German and showed a categorical change from early to medial position in relation to the accented syllable. But in a comparable valley shift from early to late a discrimination maximum was not found although there… CONTINUE READING


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