PS 102 Lecture 7: Memory & Language and Thought (Jan. 26 2016)

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Lecture 7 – Memory cont., Intro to Language
and Thought
January 26th, 2016
Semantic networks
Links and nodes (sort of like a concept map)
Ex: I own a leather chair (lots of di#erent things people can think
of when thinking of their chair)
Connectionism
Neural analogy, node (like a neuron) based in action of multiple
nodes simultaneously
An activation of a particular pattern or set of nodes will activate a
particular memory
Hippocampal region is the centre of the action
oNeurogenesis (birth of neurons)
Chapter 8 - Language and Thought
Properties of language
Text
oSymbolic (letters are symbol that represent sounds)
oStructured
oMeaningful/semantic
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