Discrimination and categorization of speech and non-speech sounds in an MEG delayed-match-to-sample study.

@article{Luo2005DiscriminationAC,
  title={Discrimination and categorization of speech and non-speech sounds in an MEG delayed-match-to-sample study.},
  author={Huan Luo and Fatima T. Husain and Barry Horwitz and David Poeppel},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={59-71}
}
We investigated the perception and categorization of speech (vowels, syllables) and non-speech (tones, tonal contours) stimuli using MEG. In a delayed-match-to-sample paradigm, participants listened to two sounds and decided if they sounded exactly the same or different (auditory discrimination, AUD), or if they belonged to the same or different categories (category discrimination, CAT). Stimuli across the two conditions were identical; the category definitions for each kind of sound were… CONTINUE READING