Information-accumulation theory of speeded categorization.

@article{Lamberts2000InformationaccumulationTO,
  title={Information-accumulation theory of speeded categorization.},
  author={Koen Lamberts},
  journal={Psychological review},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={227-60}
}
A process model of perceptual categorization is presented, in which it is assumed that the earliest stages of categorization involve gradual accumulation of information about object features. The model provides a joint account of categorization choice proportions and response times by assuming that the probability that the information-accumulation process stops at a given time after stimulus presentation is a function of the stimulus information that has been acquired. The model provides an… CONTINUE READING
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