Lab #2: Trading Relations and Phoneme Restoration
To analyze stop gap times and the effect of different stimuli replacing a stop within a
The program Multi-Speech was used to listen to a file that was syn
Theories of word meaning
Get from acoustic signal to a functional unit.
If we dont know meaning, we dont use language
Lexical decision task: if word or non-word.
Not word or not word, figure out the whole message. If something is not a real word,
How language was studied before psychology of language
Philosophy of Language*
Plato= consideration of names- what leads to objects having their names?
Aristotle= distinction between an object and its name
Discovery of aphasia following brain dama
Lab #1: Categorical Perception
To identify the effects of voice onset time between a voiced and unvoiced consonant.
The program Multi-Speech was used to perform this lab. First, a sample was
recorded by speakin
Lab #5: Sentence Comprehension
To analyze how sentences are processed and how clause boundaries affect this
There were two category verification tasks used in this lab. They both consisted of
Lab #4: Lexical Access Part 2
To analyze the time difference between responses to two category verification tasks, both
including true and false stimuli.
There were two category verification tasks used in this
Lab #3: Lexical Access Part 1
To analyze the time difference between responses to two lexical decision-making tasks,
both including word and non-word stimuli.
There were two lexical decision-making tasks used i
Lab #6: Grammaticality & Acceptability
1.The waiter the woman the man choked choked choked. b: It is grammatical because
it exhibits center embedding. It is unacceptable because the meaning is ambiguous.
2. The ipod the man the child adored bo
Lab #8: Multidimensional Scaling and Discourse Comprehension
To understand our own mental representations of propositions in relation to discourse
In this task, we were asked to imagine that we are j
Lab #13: Sign Language
To examine a number of sign language systems in the US.
In this lab, we watched several videos telling a short story. The way in which the
story was told varied from speaking orally, using ASL, Sig
Lab #12: Delayed Auditory Feedback
To analyze digitized speech samples during natural speech, delayed auditory feedback,
and fast-talking during delayed auditory feedback.
In this lab experiment, we listened to a speech
Lab #11: Analysis of Prosody
To examine changes in intensity and pitch across syllables and words within utterances
and between utterances.
In this lab, we recorded 4 different sentence sets and measured the int
Lab #9: Language Use versus Language Structure
To examine language use and structure in relation to racial, gender, and status
In this task, the class performed several exercises focuse
Lab #10: Speech Errors
1. Your hair has a pink tint- Your hair has a tink pint
Reversal-Consonants: The initial consonants in the words pink and tint have been
2. cortical - corkical
Perseveration of Initial Consonant: The initial /k/ so