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Psychology - Session 2

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Winter

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Psychology - Session 2  language  tends to be thought of as words  purpose  communication  animals use body language and etc.  different from animal communication  powerful because of what it allows us to do  shares our minds  more complex ways than animal communication  human domination of the planet  1. bi-pedalism  allows hands to be free  2. large frontal lobes  larger than other creatures in the animal kingdom relative to body size  3. language  keeps us from having to rediscover things again and again  able to preserve knowledge  can deconstruct language a little  receptive language  conditioning  impressing scientists  flexible dynamic use of a symbol system  ex. cat is a word  flexibility not often seen in animal kingdom  animals live in the present  words are abstract symbol systems  surface versus deep structure  surface structure  how are you conveyi
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