L1.3 - Language (Jul-11)

L1.3 - Language (Jul-11) - Particularly Relevant Today Mind...

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Psychology C120: Lecture 1.3 Language Prologue Behaviorism vs. Modularity Levels of Language Speech Perception 1 Psychology C120: Lecture 1.3 — Language Particularly Relevant Today ! Mind and Brain: How does studying cognition go beyond studying the brain? ! How do our cognitive processes refect the structure oF the external world? ! Methods: How can we study cognitive processes without directly observing what the brain is doing? ! How do we make objective inFerences about people's internal mental processes? ! How do we know that our theories meaningFully refect how the mind works? ! Reductionism vs. emergence and downward causation ! Correspondence, coherence, and pragmatic criteria 2 Psychology C120: Lecture 1.3 — Language Psychology C120: Lecture 1.3 Language Prologue Behaviorism vs. Modularity Levels of Language Speech Perception 3 Psychology C120: Lecture 1.3 — Language Psychology and Linguistics ! language, n. , ! 1. the method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way; ! 2. the system of communication used by a particular community or country ! linguistics,
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course PSYCH 120 taught by Professor Hald during the Summer '09 term at Berkeley.

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L1.3 - Language (Jul-11) - Particularly Relevant Today Mind...

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