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Psychology 1 Psychology 1 Language Prof. Stuart Anstis Denise Cai Shiloh Krieger
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Have you ever been diagnosed as dyslexic? Would you like to read more effectively? Participate in a reading improvement study! • Does your reading take a lot of effort and is slower than you would like, or spelling or pronunciation are hard, or remembering and understanding what you read is difficult? • Contribute to science, and get 11 hours of study participation credit, or $10/hour for eleven hours of participating in an experiment! • Earn a total of $150 ($110+$40 finishing bonus)!
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For more information or to schedule your participation contact: Dr. Teri Lawton 858-822-7488 310-903-6009 (cell) tlawton@cs.ucsd.edu
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Communicate with: Others Oneself (Thought?)
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SIGN: SIGN: Thunder/Lightning Bell/Food Alarm call/Danger SYMBOL: SYMBOL: Word/Object (Object may be absent or non- existent)
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Roger Shepard’s word play
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Shepard again
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The structure of language
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Letters, Words, Sentences
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LETTERS
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Vowels only: Vowels only: *oe* **i* *e**e**e *a*e *e**e?
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Consonants only: Consonants only: D**s the*s s*nt*ne* m*k* s*ns*?
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Frequency ranking of English letters: Frequency ranking of English letters: etaion srhdlu cmpfwygp bvkqjxz (Low frequency=high Scrabble score)
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Spelling rules--sequential probabilities Spelling rules--sequential probabilities S is commoner than H BUT TH is commoner than TS
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I shall now say two words: M------ V------- Can you spell them? Write them down.
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MOSSIANT MOSSIANT VERNALIT VERNALIT
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MOSSIANT MOSSIANT VERNALIT VERNALIT Could you spell them? If so, you used the sequential probabilities (spelling rules) of English, because the words don’t exist!
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popeatit Apella the Jew was the first po pular op eretta to be tried in the Empe ror’s private thea tre. Those shows were for privat e audiences only, and a beauti ful lit tle theatre seated one thousand spectators Using sequential probabilities to invent pseudo-words:
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You can even do it for foreign non-words (in what 2 languages?)
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KLOOK KLOOK FATTOLINI FATTOLINI
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WORDS
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The size of English dictionaries has grown exponentially over 400 years, so “size of the language” is questionable.
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How many words?
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