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Unformatted text preview: Language: We all do it.* semantics meaning symbols & referents (completely arbitrary -- almost) syntax combination rules rules of grammar A Stimulus-Response Learning Theory of Language Acquisition learning grammar: through reinforcement of correct utterances, and extinction of incorrect utterances Brown & Hanlon (1970) Parents reinforced their childrens utterances based on whether they were true or false, not based on their grammaticality. Im going to say this just one more time. I did not have sexual relations with that woman... Miss Lewinsky. Green ideas sleep furiously. End* of Behaviorism 1. Tests of the Theoretical Law of Effect Spontaneous Recovery Latent Learning The blocked-path study Partial Reinforcement Effect 1. Language (Chomsky, 1959) Review of Skinners Verbal Behavior * Theories are like horror movie monsters. Just when you think youve killed one, it transforms itself, and comes back later. Understanding spoken language Biederman: Geons Spectrogram of speech Formants Segmentation does not correspond...
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