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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Morphemes
  2. Behaviorist Theory
  3. Linguistic relativity
  4. Over regularizations
  5. Overextensions
  1. a Word describes wider set of objects than it is meant to
  2. b Language is learned through imitation, exposure, and reinforcement (Skinner)
  3. c The smallest units of meaning in a language
  4. d Grammatical rules that are incorrectly generalize irregular cases where they do not apply Ex: "The girl GOED home"
  5. e The hypothesis that one's language determines the nature of one's thoughts (Whorf)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Do not allow some attributes to compensate for others
  2. Allows attractive attributes to compensate for unattractive attributes
  3. We reason from specific observations to general propositions
  4. Particular words used
  5. We have a tendency to only use solutions that have worked in the past

5 True/False questions

  1. Functional FixednessPrevents problem solving, we have a tendency to rely on a a single function for an object and not consider other uses for it


  2. SemanticsThe area of language concerned with understanding the meaning of words and word combinations


  3. PhonemesThe smallest speech units in a language that can be distinguished


  4. Representative HeuristicMatching an object to a "concept" or "category" without processing how likely the fit may be


  5. Interactionist TheoryThink parents influence language development and humans are built well to to learn language


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