PSY language dev thought paper 2011.docx - Jennae Nelson PSY 1100-033 Katerina Salini 10:00-11:15am Language Development Thought Paper Language

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Jennae Nelson PSY 1100-033 Katerina Salini 10:00-11:15am “Language Development”: Thought Paper “Language Development” was a good movie. It was interesting to see all of the ways that we learn. We definitely learn through social interactions, but the research in the movie showed how certain information is programmed in our brains. I enjoyed learning about how children, especially babies, hear sounds differently than adults. Lastly, I learned that even the different ways that we speak, like the tone of our voice and the flow of our speech influences our ability to learn. Without social interactions I think that we would not learn how to speak, how to walk, or how to do anything other than breathing. We are not automatically programmed like a computer or a robot, but we learn and develop by observing others. Nature vs. nurture is once again present in this situation, without one or the other we would have limited growth. Children and
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