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Unformatted text preview: ZIPF Active (recall) vocabulary is smaller than recognition vocabulary English (& all languages) are redundant Wasteful, error correcting Meaning is spread out through the sentence Probablity of words B.F. Skinner-Chonsky-Innate brain propensity to acuire language Same surface structure but different deep structure-They are eating apples-They eat apples Wug Test-Know the grammer of words they never seen before Bad language...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Stuartantsis during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08