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differentiates between surface structure (organization of words) and deep structure (underlying meaning of words)
Language Acquisition Device
Chomsky's idea of innate language acquisition positing that children have inborn ability to adopt generative grammar rules of the language they hear, they only need be exposed to language in order to apply this
generalizing with names of things done through characteristics and not logic; a child calling all furry things "doggie"
speech without articles or extras, similar to how it may appear in a telegram; "me go"
when a child uses one word to convey a whole sentence; "me!" meaning "give that to me"
reading and writing
_________ and _________ are processed in the same regions of the brain as producing and understanding speech
idea that how a culture says things and uses language influences a culture's perspective
the whorfian hypothesis is often used to support the argument for _________________
research found that children's use of grammar proceeds through the formation of hypothesis about syntax and then self-correction with experience
found that language begins to develop with onset of ACTIVE SPEECH, rather than during first year of only listening
this psycholinguistic discovered that baby's language development doesn't occur during their first year of life, when they are only listening
Vygotsky and Luria
asserted that language is a tool involved in (and not merely a byproduct of) the development of ABSTRACT THINKING
Osgood's SEMANTIC DIFFERENTIAL CHARTS research showed the existence of _______________ for subcultures
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