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Psychology II Final Exam Part 1
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The underlying meaning of a sentence that is not spoken but is present in the mind of the listener.
Specifies the meaning of words or phrases when they appear in various sentences or contexts.
A form of communication that involves learning complex rules to make and combine symbols into an endless number of meaningful sentences.
A set of rules for combining words into phrases and sentences to express an infinite number of thoughts.
The actual working of a sentence.
The basic sounds of consonants and vowels.
The system that we use to group phonemes into meaningful combinations of sounds and words.
Procedures by which we convert our ideas from surface structure into deep structures and from deep structures back to surface ones.
Specifies how we make the meaningful sounds that are used by a particular language.
The smallest meaningful combination of sounds in a language.
The stage of language in which children say things that usually refer to what they can see, hear, or feel.
The stage of language in which over-generalization occurs.
The stage of language in which the child makes one-syllable sounds.
The stage of language in which telegraphic speech occurs.
The stage of language in which children string word pairs that express various actions.
The stage of language in which children can discriminate sounds in their native language.
The stage of language in which parents respond to child's word with "parentese".
The stage of language in which the child learns a new words every 2 hours.
Currently, people of planet Earth speak how many languages?
Broca's Area and Wernicke's Area
What are the two major areas of the brain for language?
1. Learning a set of abstract symbols.
2. Using the symbols to express thoughts or ideas.
3. Learning complex rules of grammar for forming words into meaningful phrases and sentences.
4. Language involves using the rules of grammar to make an endless number of meaningful sentences.
What are the 4 criteria for being a language?
Infancy to Adolescence
What is now considered the critical period for language?
What did Noam Chomsky develop a theory about?
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