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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Chapter 10: Language in Context
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Language Origins The capacity of the motor system to voluntarily control goal directed actions and links between the motor system and the perception of others’ actions and gestures have played a primary role in the emergence of complex sensorimotor and cognitive capacities related to communication and, more specifically, to linguistic faculties.
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Reading Intentions Humans evolved skills and motivations for collaborating with one another in activities involving shared goals and joint intentions/attention. The key cognitive substrate required for skillful collaboration is the ability to read intentions.
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Understanding Others
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Imitation Recent data and theory posit that language learning relies on children’s appreciation of others’ communicative intentions, their sensitivity to joint visual attention, and their desire to imitate
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Imitation Earlier members of the genus Homo developed especially complex skills of intention reading in the context of the imitative learning of complex tool- using and tool-making activities What abilities facilitate imitative learning?
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Mirror System Mirror neurons were originally discovered in the premotor cortex of monkeys mirror neurons - each of which is active not only when the monkey executes a specific grasp but also when the monkey observes a human or other monkey execute a more or less similar grasp
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Mirror System However, mirror neurons do not fire when the monkey sees the hand movement or the object in isolation – it is the sight of the hand moving appropriately to grasp or otherwise manipulate a seen (or recently seen) object that is required for the mirror neurons attuned to the given action to fire.
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Cognitive Psychology, Fourth Edition, Robert J. Sternberg Chapter 10 Mirror System For humans, when an object is seen, its visual features activate the motor knowledge necessary to interact with it. In some cases, activation of motor
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