Ch9: Language Textbook Notes **Use with Lect9 Notes

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB57H3
Professor
Gabriela Ilie
Semester
Winter

Description
PSYB57 Memory and Cognition Lecture Nine Language Is Language Uniquely Human? Chimpanzees can learn symbols to communicate (language is to communicate through symbols); however could not use those symbols to express themselves in different way Little evidence that animals communication systems do not form a true language, but they do communicate *problem* we compare animal communication to human language, but it is not fair to judge them with ourselves as a point of reference What is Language? Structure: structural principles such as grammar; system of rules and principles that specifies universal standards of thoughtproperties of expressions clarity; precisionspecificity; logicvalidity; relevance; accuracy; depth PhonologyMorphology Phoneme: smallest unit of sound we can make Morpheme:
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