How To Write A Psy 360 Language Paper

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Language Paper Lisa Draxler PSY/360 February 7, 2011 E.W.Newlin Abstract The primary focus of this paper is language and how it relates to cognition. This paper will define language and lexicon and provide the similarities and differences of each. This paper will evaluate the key features of language, describe the four levels of language structure and processing, and analyze the role of language processing in cognitive psychology. Language Paper Language in itself is a complex concept in itself. Language is defined to be a communication of thoughts and feelings through a system of random signals. These random signals could be voice sounds, gestures, or written symbols. Language does not only consist of voice sounds, but also encompasses body language and kinesics. Language consists of verbal language, body language, facial expressions, and sign language. Lexicon is the mental dictionary that each individual carries around in their heads. Lexicon is the knowledge of words for an individual. The knowledge that one may…show more content…
Language is defined to be a communication of thoughts and feelings through a system of random signals. These random signals could be voice sounds, gestures, or written symbols. Language does not only consist of voice sounds, but also encompasses body language and kinesics. Language consists of verbal language, body language, facial expressions, and sign language. Language and cognitive psychology phenomenon is that the new levels of cognitive psychology are reached and understood so should the levels of the different languages. If language has not changed and developed then mankind would have not developed and became civilized species. Language and cognitive psychology really do go hand in hand because both language and cognitive psychology deal with memory and thoughts with a prominence on the mental processes to think and inform those

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