Exam 4 Study Guide

Key words cross modal priming lexical decision

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: re) • What are the key features of human language that differentiate it from communication systems that other animals have? Key Words: language vs. communication; morpheme; phoneme; hierarchical structure; arbitrariness; productivity (or generativity); displacement Biological Predisposition for Acquiring Language (04/04 lecture) • What evidence supports the view that humans have biological or genetic predisposition for acquiring language? Be sure to be able to describe three lines of evidence. Key Words: Williams syndrome; Specific Language Impairments (SLI); pidgin vs. creole; the critical period Key Experiments: Newport & Johnson’s (1989) study on grammaticality judgments among second language (L2) learners; Flege et al.’s (1999) study on pronunciation ability among L2 learners Neural Basis of Language (04/09...
View Full Document

This test prep was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course PSYC 2145 taught by Professor Cheriking during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online