Beyond speech sounds

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Categorical Perception results from experience w/ non-necessary arrangements of category boundaries, those that are used in performing some task in a culture will be used frequently
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2 sources on the language effects on thought:Cognitive Tool and Dimension of ContrastCognitive Tool[counting, spatial vocab]-domain is not found in some languages -explicitly taught -individual differences in mastery -difference across languages that have this domain is in the basic architecture (different bases in counting)Dimension of Contrast [sounds, count-mass distinction]-all languages have the domain -difference across languages is in where boundaries lie within the doman -it is required unconsciously -and all speakers have mastery of it