Underlying Mechanism for Categorical Perception: Tone-Onset Time and Voice-Onset Time Evidence of Hebrew Voicing

@article{KishonRabin2002UnderlyingMF,
  title={Underlying Mechanism for Categorical Perception: Tone-Onset Time and Voice-Onset Time Evidence of Hebrew Voicing},
  author={Liat Kishon-Rabin and Shira Rotshtein and Riki Taitelbaum},
  journal={Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={13},
  pages={117 - 134}
}
The nature of the mechanism responsible for the categorical labeling of stimuli is not clear. One hypothesis suggests that categorization is limited by the 'natural sensitivities' of the auditory system. The alternative hypothesis suggests that categorization is mediated by a special speech mode and is influenced by how speech is produced. The present study attempts to provide some insight into this dilemma by evaluating categorical perception (CP) in speech and non-speech stimuli and across… 

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