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Unformatted text preview: Visual displays Location of food Predator identification Aggression and mating are when communication is most common Other Language Topics Teaching human language to Nonhuman animals Word learning is difficult Requires thousands of trials with reward Syntax is never mastered (except in the African gray parrot!) Sign Language – same brain areas for spoken language Bilingualism, age, and the brain Thinking and Reasoning Thinking – any mental activity or processing of information including learning, remembering, perceiving, feeling, believing, and deciding CATEGORIES (Concepts) SCHEMAS Cognitive Errors Availability Heuristic Thousands avoided flying after September 11, 2001 Representativeness Heuristic Confirmation Bias Hindsight Bias Problem Solving Mental Sets Functional Fixedness...
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- Fall '08
- Psychology, Broca, Language Topics Nonhuman