9-15-08 Notes

9-15-08 Notes - Class Notes 10:01:00 ← Types of Codes •...

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Unformatted text preview: 9/15/08 Class Notes 15/09/2008 10:01:00 ← Types of Codes • Codes are special languages • Private: idiosyncratic to the individual • Shared-correspondence between sender and receiver o Physicians ← Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis • The idea that language sustains culturally different perceptions of the world • Based on weak determinism o Our thoughts are influenced by language o Supported by Piraha tribe: counting system Lost tribe in Amazon that did not have contact w/society for hundreds of years Relabeling setbacks in your life • Language colors and influences our thoughts, but does not determine those thoughts. ← Children and Language • Imitation begins at birth • In fact, infants recognize their mother’s (and other frequently heard voices) at birth • So “learning” begins immediately ← Expressive Vocabulary • Ability to ‘encode’ or ‘send’ • Single words appear at 9-16 months • Two words 14-18 months • By 18 months, we have a 50 word vocab • 24 months: 200-300 words • 3 Years: 900-1,000 words •...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course COMM 1000 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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9-15-08 Notes - Class Notes 10:01:00 ← Types of Codes •...

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