The branch of linguistics that studies language and its relationship to culture and society.
Word meaning is stores 2 ways what are they?
Episodic memory & Semantic Memory
Word meaning that is stored long term, specific activity from ones life, overall experience is
Word meaning that contains specific details within the episode, referred to as general world knowledge
What are the 3 models of organizing categories?
Semantic networks, semantic features, prototype theory
The model of organizng categories that involve heirarchal, connected by nodes, top=most vague, bottom=most specific is called?
The model of organizing categories whereby word meaning is composed by semantic features. Defining features=core, basic, essential to the meaning. Characteristic features=more specific
The model of organizing categories whereby a protype, best defining example of a concept is used. We tend to learn most typical representation earlier. It consists of both defining and characteristic features
What type of verb accepts object following (ex: drink, hit, eat)
What type of verb does not accept object following (ex: run, sleep)
What type of task involves real time performance (reading times, eye tracking movements)
What type of task assesses using indirect measures (memory tasks)
What are 2 types of processing theories
Full listing & Stem only
This is used to break down words you don't understand
use morphological changes to change meaning. Syntax and morphology work together to create correct sentence.
study of word structure
the particular word order used in each language
same sound ( knight/night)
same symbol (lead/lead)
many meanings (rock/rock)
experiences bias your thinking in a certain direction
socio pragmatic effect
type of morpheme that adds meaning to the sentence ex: -s
type of morpheme that is all grammatical (plural s) and can not stand alone
type of morpheme that includes, plural(s), possessive ('s), present, past (ed) , past participle (ed), present participle, comparative (er) and superlative (est)
type of morpheme that changes the meaning or syntatic category of a word (Ex: Atypical--> typical (changes meaning);normal(adj.)-->normalize(verb);girl (noun0-->girlish(adj)
Grammatically limited utterances secondary to brain damage. Morphosyntaxtic deficits, similar to SLI
Type of dyxlexia that can occur as a result of a stroke
Type of dyslexia that involves imparied phonological route (indirect), low frequency words are imparied, assess using non-words b/c they have trouble in this area
Type of dyslexia that involves impaired phonological route (indirect), trouble with low frequency words but can go into their lexicon and retrieve words within the category, problems with bound morphemes, circumlocutions
Type of dyslexia that involves impaired visual route (Direct) can read regular high frequency words, problem with irregular high frequency words, they regularize everything (high and low frequency). Ex: is-land