Does the semantic content of verbal categories influence categorical perception? An ERP study

@article{Maier2014DoesTS,
  title={Does the semantic content of verbal categories influence categorical perception? An ERP study},
  author={Michael Maier and Philipp Glage and Annette Hohlfeld and Rasha Abdel Rahman},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2014},
  volume={91},
  pages={1-10}
}
Accumulating evidence suggests that visual perception and, in particular, visual discrimination, can be influenced by verbal category boundaries. One issue that still awaits systematic investigation is the specific influence of semantic contents of verbal categories on categorical perception (CP). We tackled this issue with a learning paradigm in which initially unfamiliar, yet realistic objects were associated with either bare labels lacking explicit semantic content or labels that were… CONTINUE READING
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