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Unformatted text preview: cells, and integrate them. • The axon is the ‘output line’ of the neuron Synapses are junctions across which neurons are excited, inhibited, or modulated Genes run in the family ■ Specific Language Impairment (SLI) syndromes more likely in identical twins (80%) than fraternal twins (35%) ■ The K family . .. ➤ Grandma, 4 out of her 5 children, 11 of 23 the children of those 4, all have the same SLI symptoms ➤ Slow, labored speech, grammatical errors – It’s a flying finches, they are. – The boys eat four cookie. – Carol is cry in the church. ➤ The wugs-test results: – wug --> wugness? – zat--> zackle? – sas --> sasses , so then zoope --> zoopes and tob --> tobyes! ➤ Problems specifically concentrated in inflectional morphology...
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