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• Define language and lexicon.
• What are the key features of language?
• Describe the four levels of language structure and processing.
• Analyze the role of language processing in cognitive psychology.

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• Define language and lexicon
• What are the key features of language
• Describe the four levels of language structure and processing
• Analyze the role of language processing in cognitive psychology

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Language Questions

• Define language and lexicon

Language can be thought of as a medium or system of communication; it comes in many forms -- ranging from non-verbal sign language -- to sounds spoken in the form of words or music, such as "talking drums" used by tribes in countries like Africa. Believe it or not, some used to [and others still] speak to each other at great distances by drumming sounds, which is similar to using the LANGUAGE of Morse Code. Also, note that Braille may also be considered a type of language too for those without sight.


Talking drum -- Encyclopedia Britannica

Braille - American Foundation for the Blind - Home Page

Morse code

Dictionary.com defines LANGUAGE as:

1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a ...

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