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comd study guide - Study Guide Exam 1 Chapters 1-6 Know the...

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Study Guide: Exam 1: Chapters 1 -6 Know the sources of Language o Devine source o Natural Sound source o Physical adaption source o Genetic source Linguistics o The study of the structure and development of language and its relation to other languages Glossogenetics o Upright teeth o Muscular structure of lips o Small mouth o Tongue o Larynx (voice box) o Pharynx (acts as a resonator in speech)
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o Lateralized brain Arbitrariness o There is no ‘natural’ connection between a linguistic form and its meaning Displacement o We can refer to past n present events Cultural Transmission o Process by which language is passed on from one generation to the next. Productivity o The capacity to constantly create novel utterances. (infinite possibilities) Know how many languages there are Know the Apes and specifics about them o Washoe Beatrix and Allen Gardner Taught ASL (American Sign Language) Was able to sign over 100+ words Produced 2-3 word phases Created own signs o Sarah
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Ann and Dave Premack Used a set of plastic shapes representing words to create sentences Rewarded with edible reinforcements
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