Linguistics and Cognition- TEST (with answers

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In developmental cognition, what is lateralization? Lateralization is the differentiation between the two different hemispheres of the brain: left and right. What is the difference between aphasia and Broca’s aphasia? Aphasia is the inability to speak, while Broca’s aphasia is the condition of not being able to produce speech. In right-handed humans, is language usually on the left or right hemisphere of the brain? If a human is right-handed, then language is usually located on the left hemisphere 97% of the time. What is the difference between alexia and dyslexia? Alexia is the condition of not being able to read, while dyslexia is the condition of having difficulties with reading. The common term for Wernicke’s aphasia is ____ aphasia. (choose “receptive” or “expressive”.) Wernicke’s aphasia is commonly known as receptive aphasia. What do the letters in PET for PET Scanning stand for? A PET scanning of the brain is a “positron emission tomography” scanning. What is the difference between the sociology of language and sociolinguistics? The sociology of language focuses primarily on language and its affects on society. Sociolinguistics is the study of the usage, cultural status quo, expectations, and contexts that language may have a cultural effect on. Is agraphia, the inability to write, found in the angular gyrus or in the arcuate fascilicus? Agraphia is associated with the angular gyrus, which is an area in the brain that is particularly inactive in cases of reading/writing disabilities. The arcuate fascilicus is a system of nerves that is responsible for connecting Broca’s area with Wernicke's area. Is fictive motion(i.e. The road runs through town) cognitive simulation or stimulation? Fictive motion is cognitive simulation, or simulating of cognition and nerves in the brain. What is the most intensive period of development for a human child’s brain to acquire speech and language? The most intensive developmental period is from ages 0-3 years. What are the initials for the electroencephalogram, or a device that measures brain activity with electrodes? The electroencephalogram is also known as EEG.

TEST (with answers) By what other name(s) is the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. there is no difference between philology and linguistics. Does linguistic typology study diversities in lingual regions or dispersed language locations geographically? Linguistic typology studies lingual regions in their diversities and disparities in language. on usage. Is morphology in the linguistic factorial division or the nonlinguistic factorial division? Morphology is under the division which relates to linguistic factors. between philology and linguistics. studies historical changes in language through human time. production. cognitively. the term linguistics is far more commonly used today in modern times. What is the difference between cognitive linguistics and psycholinguistics? Cognitive linguistics is the study of developmental factors in the brain and how they relate to language acquisition. is ______. Philology was the term used before the 20th century. and usage of language. or diachronic linguistics. Definitively. or IMT. or Whorf relativity. (Phonetics or Phonology?) Phonology studies elemental language expressions. which describes principles of linguistic relativity.Linguistics and Cognition. However. know as? The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis is also known as Whorfianism. both which mean the scientific study of language(s). Explain the difference. Does the Identity Management Theory discuss intercultural communication or intracultural communication? The Identity Management theory. like sounds and signs/signals. if there is any. Was the grammar variability in the dependent context formulated in the 1990s known as generative lexicon or situation semantics? In the 1990s. the idea of generative lexicon relating to grammar variabilities that were context-dependent was formulated. Anthropological linguistics is the study of how language and culture relates to the biological and cognitive elements of linguistics. What is the difference between historical linguistics and anthropological linguistics? Historical linguistics. Psycholinguistics is the study of how neurobiological and psychological circumstances affect the acquisition. In the generativist theory. The study of expressive language as elemental sounds/signs. Is Eric Lenneberg famous for his work in Universal Grammar or linguistic relativity? Eric Lenneberg is famous for his work in Universal Grammar and his criticism of linguistic relativity. theorizes on intercultural communication. do collective fundamental properties of languages share universal grammar or diversified variation grammar? .

) The first known human alphabet was the Phoenician alphabet. Greek.TEST (with answers) The generativist theory states that all fundamental properties in all languages share universal grammar.e. Accusative grammar is definitive in actions and verbal subjects. etc. How do nominative and accusative grammatical categories differ? Nominative grammar states names.Linguistics and Cognition. and objective participles. Name the first known human alphabet created. What is semiosis. (i. defined within the structural studies and processes of linguistics? Semiosis is the study of signals/symbols in language. . Roman. nouns.

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