5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a knowing or sensing something without the use of reason; an insight
- b a sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem
- c impairment of language, usually caused by left hemisphere damage either to Broca's area (impairing speaking) or to wernicke's area (impairing understanding)
- d our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning
- e The study of meaning in language.
5 Multiple choice questions
- judging the likelihood of things in terms of how well they seem to represent, or match, particular prototypes; may lead one to ignore other relevant information
- Whorf's hypothesis that language determines the way we think
- Computer circuits that mimic the brain's interconnected neural cells, performing tasks such as learning to recognize visual patterns and smells
- beginning at about 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language
- clinging to one's initial conceptions after the basis on which they were formed has been discredited.
5 True/False questions
One-word stage → Beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements.
Morpheme → in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
Wernicke's area → controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
Fixation → the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving
Phoneme → in a language, the smallest unit that carries meaning; may be a word or a part of a word (such as a prefix)