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How does the brain learn categorization for sounds? The same way it does for images

Images of the brain.

Categorization, or the recognition that individual objects share similarities & can be grouped together, is fundamental to how we make sense of the worldwide. Previous research has revealed how the brain categorizes images. Now, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) have discovered that the brain categorizes sounds in much the same way.

The results are published today in the journal Neuron.

“Categorization involves applying a single label to a

More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245142&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click


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