April4-Slides - 1 Language & Communication I Bio NB 222...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Language & Communication I Bio NB 222 April 4, 2008 On Communication Communication: a behavioral act by a sender sending a mutually comprehensible message to a receiver(s ) to bring about an adaptive goal . The Reporters jobto communicate the who, what, where, when, why, and how of a story/message. On Communication Communication: a behavioral act by a sender sending a mutually comprehensible message to a receiver(s ) to bring about an adaptive goal . The Reporters jobto communicate the who, what, where, when, why, and how of a story. Sensory Systems job Identification: what, who Location/source: where, when Cognitive Systems job Why and how (also when, as a sequencer of info) Speech may be Special, but its not all there is to communication. Only humans have speech. Language is not only speech. Sign language is an example. Non-verbal signals convey informationbody language speaks volumes. The theory of mindthe awareness that other people have the same thoughts and feelings that I haveempathic function of cognition....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course BIO 2220 taught by Professor Hopkins,c.d. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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April4-Slides - 1 Language & Communication I Bio NB 222...

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