PSY374H5 Lecture 9: [PSY374H5] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 31 pages long Study Guide!
More research is conducted on language comprehension than production. What questions does research on psycholinguistics try to answer? these people share a vocabulary, body language. Is it automatic how we pick up parts of others speech. Starting points: dictionary (words that are in principle in a language) vs lexicon (term used to describe an individual"s mental dictionary, differ from person to person), form vs. meaning. Word: an association between two things (a) a perceptual pattern (e. g. a sound pattern, in the case of spoken language) (b) a mental concept. The relationship between the pattern and concept is understood to be arbitrary. A word requires both factors in order to make sense and exist. The arbitrariness of this relationship is reflected in (i) (ii) (iii) Cross-linguistic differences in words referring to the same concept. Different word forms used for a concept within a language (ex. The way word meanings change over time (ex.