A New Method for Assessing Implicit Categorization
Poster Session VII - Board: VII-016
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
Individuals’ tendency to perceive stimuli categorically, rather than as points on a continuum, was assessed by a modified two-back task. This task was designed to be an efficient, implicit measure of categorical perception. The results validated the task by showing that gender is perceived more categorically than age.