Chapter 9 Vocab

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Chapter 9 Vocab
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2011-01-09 17:15:58
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Chapter 9 vocabulary
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  1. the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
    cognition
  2. a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
    concept
  3. in a language, the smallest unit that carries meaning; may be a word or part of a word (such as a prefix)
    morpheme
  4. in a language, a system of rules that enable us to communicate with and understand others
    grammar
  5. the set of rules by which we derive meaning from morphemes, words, and sentences in a given language; also, the study of meaning
    semantics
  6. the rules for combining words into grammatically sensible sentences in a given language
    syntax
  7. beginning at about 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language.
    babbling stage
  8. the stage in speech development, from about age 1 to 2, during which a child speaks mostly in single words
    one-word stage

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