Learning Categories

Some articles on learning, categories:

The Modern Definition of Categorical Perception - Learned CP
... and extended by Goldstone (1994), showed that CP can be induced by learning alone ... There are also the countless categories cataloged in our dictionaries that, according to categorical perception, are unlikely to be inborn ... Fodor have sometimes seemed to suggest that all of our categories are inborn ...

Famous quotes containing the words categories and/or learning:

    Of course I’m a black writer.... I’m not just a black writer, but categories like black writer, woman writer and Latin American writer aren’t marginal anymore. We have to acknowledge that the thing we call “literature” is more pluralistic now, just as society ought to be. The melting pot never worked. We ought to be able to accept on equal terms everybody from the Hassidim to Walter Lippmann, from the Rastafarians to Ralph Bunche.
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    Bible: New Testament Acts, 26:24.

    Said by Festus, the Roman Procurator.