Sentence Comprehension (found in book only, pp. 304-308)
_21) Be able to identify statements that best characterize the general properties of
the syntax-first and interactionist approaches to language comprehension.
_22) Know wh
11._Be able to identify the primary difference between vowels and consonants,
according to articulatory phonetics.
12._Given a set of consonants, be able to identify them as: voiced vs. unvoiced, stop vs.
13._ One of the
Language: Animal Communication and Syntax
_1) Be able to answer questions about animal communication abilities that are based on
the video we watched in class.
_a) What sorts of words do vervet monkeys produce and understand?
_b) How is chimpanzee communi
Language and Thought
_8) Understand how the assumptions made by Orwell in 1984 illustrate the concept
of linguistic determinism.
_9) Understand how each of the following provide evidence on the issue of language
and thought, as well as what
Knowledge and categorization
_1. Be able to identify, from a list of statements, one that best characterizes the
advantages and disadvantages of the human tendency to categorize.
_2. Be familiar with the definitional, prototype, and exemplar approaches to
the degree to which a piece of information can be recalled, given certain
memory loss due to brain damage
whether or not information is actually store in memory
What is an example of the life-narrative hypothesis?
When you assumed your identity in teens & 20's
What is the cognitive hypothesis? (Example)
Your crazy times and into your adult life
What is the cultural life-script hypothesis? (Example)
An approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of observable
behavior and the role of the environment as a determinant of behavior and
can be treated by altering the patterns of the environment. (B.F. Skinner and
John B. Watson)
The percentage of trials on which a subject is correct
An all-or-none reaction of a neuron that occurs when stimulation reaches
some critical threshold value
Between- Subjects factorial
A factorial design in which different