Warping Similarity Space in Category Learning by Human Subjects: The Role of Task Difficulty

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Pevtzow, Rachel; Harnad, Stevan;
(1997)
  • Publisher: Department of Artificial Intelligence, Edinburgh University
  • Subject: Perceptual Cognitive Psychology

In innate Categorical Perception (CP) (e.g., colour perception), similarity space is "warped," with regions of increased within-category similarity (compression) and regions of reduced between-category similarity (separation) enhancing the category boundaries and making... View more
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