GenPsych.Lecture15.Sakai.Chavez.Fall2011.10.26.2011

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Language Lecture 15 Instructor: George Chavez
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Sound and Semantics Why talk about Literature in Psychology? Language is cross-disciplinary In each of these instances, a near- indecipherable text is made sense of Our ability to make sense of language is incredible
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The Phrase _____________ : Creating new sentences from new ideas There are countless different ways to express the same idea Transformational grammar : _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________
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The Phrase There are MANY ways to state ONE thing There are MANY ways to interpret ONE statement “Are you doing anything Saturday night? “Are you busy Saturday, because we should hang out platonically .” Interpreting what someone is saying is essentially interpreting the ________ _________, underlying their statement (_____ __________).
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Chainsaw.” We use _________ to determine the meaning of a statement If you’re holding a chainsaw, then someone is probably telling you not to threaten others . But…
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