Psych Lecture Exam 3

Psych Lecture Exam 3 - Psych Lecture Exam 3 Parsimony:...

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Psych Lecture Exam 3 Parsimony: leaning towards less theoretical terms and more centralized thoughts Chomsky: started to say that the behaviorists can’t explain language. Classical Cond., a very bottom up category, its all about learning. -Chomsky was trying to say that the behaviorists couldn’t explain language because it is not actually learned I. Intro a. Nativism: we are born with certain things is that we already have a proto language built in, we need to learn the conventions of language around us. b. What is the unit of behavior? c. Behaviorism: Simulus  Reinforcement c.i. They can explain single words. Single word use, making sounds that you are or aren’t awarded for. d. Communication vs Language: d.i. Language has to have parts that you put together in different ways. Communication is like a snarl or grimace of a dog, when a baby cries. e. Kids start with a one word stage, cookie, mom e.i. Then on to two word stage: me cookie, you mom. e.ii. There is no three or four word stage, just full blown language. f. What is reinforced? f.i. Lashley: first behaviorist to raise the question about the proposed behaviorist theory of language. He made the case that if the word is a unit behavior, what kind of model to you have. f.i.1.
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Jasonwilliams during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly.

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