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Unformatted text preview: seeing a woman in car accident reaffirms belief women can't drive, see statistics that say men are in more accidents -ignore it What are the building blocks of thought? language, images, concepts are used simultaneously LANGUAGE What steps turn a thought into a statement? language is set of flexible symbols used to communicate thoughts, feelings Psycholinguistics the study of how language is acquired, produced, and used and how the sounds and symbols of language are translated into meaning Phonemes the smallest units of sound in a spoken language Morphemes the smallest units of meaning in a language Syntax the aspect of grammar that specifies the rules for arranging and combining words to form phrases and sentences Semantics the meaning or the study of meaning derived from morphemes, words and sentences...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.
- Fall '08