CATEGORICAL PERCEPTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 In speech. The way that we notice phonemes and can perceive that sounds are different. CATEGORICAL PERCEPTION: "Categorical perception is about how we hear sounds." Related Psychology Terms ARTICULATION DISORDER PHONEMIC DISORDER AUDITORY BLENDING PROSODY SUPRASEGMENTAL BABBLING PHONEMICS BABY TALK PHONEMIC RESTORATION EFFECT FEATURE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATEGORICAL PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/categorical-perception-2/ (accessed January 17, 2021).