LING 2PS3- Jan 26th
What would Webers law predict for a VOT discrimination task?
Harder discrimination as VOT increases
Acoustic size for difference was all equal for all 3 tasks (differences were
Easy to discrimin
Linguistics 2PS3 Final Exam
Part C: Answer the following questions with several paragraphs each.
(8 points each for a total of 16)
11. Speech perception researchers were interested in phonological effects on word
recognition. They asked partici
LING 2PS3- Feb 25
Physically the sounds in those words are same in each pair and vots vary
across the pairs.
Gift = real word, kift = non-word.
If acoustically ambiguous then context plays a big role
If long VOT (doesnt matter context) expectat
Earliest Lesion Studies
Brocas aphasia (aka agrammatism) effortful speech, missing
grammatical inflectional morphemes, comprehension somewhat ok,
difficulty understanding complex phrases
Eg. Tan only said Tan due to his severe aphasia
Is the mind the same thing as the brain?
Cartesian dualism: theyre different! Obeys the laws of nature, physical
thing, the self or soul has no physical substance.
Brain subject to scientific study but mind has no physical substance
LING 2PS3-Feb 1st
Original evidence for Motor Theory
Basic claim of theory refers to articulation in general. When
understanding speech our mind interpreting signal by using that as a lens
Grouping category within mind
McGurk effect and exp
Jan 5th, 2016
8LING 2PS3 Intro
Speech perception and word recognition
Sentence and discourse comprehension
Language disorders (only a little)
Levels of representation (similar things belong to same category, mental rep)
McGurk in other langs
Yes in Finnish
Japanese: little effect except when auditory intelligibility reduced
Mixed words or syllables with white noise which makes listening task
harder so less likely to get perfect. McGurk effect was onl
Ling 2PS3- January 11th, 2016
Team assignment #1 Jan 18/19
Read Section 3.4, pp. 92-101
Anthropology, philosophy, psychology, computer science, neuroscience and
linguistics are all domains of cog science.
LING 2PS3- Jan 7th, 2016
Read Chapter #1
Team assignment #1 Jan 18-19
Read Section 3.4 (pg. 92-101)
How does psycholing differ from linguistics?
Linguistics focuses on competence vs. psycholing focuses on performance
Linguistic competence abstr
LING 2PS3- Feb 8th
8 questions 6 of them is one sentence each, 2 other questions are
longer with more extended responses (similar to first two in-class
Required readings: Chapter 3(not SLI syndromes, 3.2; broca/Wernicke,
Linguistics 2PS3: Psycholinguistics
Midterm Test Marking Scheme
Part A: Answer each question in one sentence.
(2 points each for a total of 12)
Items in (parentheses) are correct but not necessary for full points
1. Pollack and Pickett (1964) recorded nat