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I would like another opinion with comments on the following:
As discussed in this week's reading assignment, language structure is important in cognition, but is it really? For example, if a child said to you, "You, me, cookie, go now, hurry," you would know what the child meant even though it is not grammatically correct, how is that possible?
My thoughts are:
The communication between a child and an adult in this situation is possible because of the adults' past experiences and logical knowledge, which makes it obvious for the adult to understand what the child is saying likely, as go get cookie now and unlikely to be saying, you, me, and the cookie should go now.

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This is possible due to knowledge and logic. For example, a person who doesn't speak English can be understood by using few words and movement. We can infer what the ...

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I would like another opinion with comments on the following:
As discussed in this week's reading assignment, language structure is important in cognition, but is it really? For example, if a child said to you, "You, me, cookie, go now, hurry," you would know what the child meant even though it is not grammatically correct, how is that possible?
My thoughts are:
The communication between a child and an adult in this situation is possible because of the adults' past experiences and logical knowledge, which makes it obvious for the adult to understand what the child is saying likely, as go get cookie now and unlikely to be saying, you, me, and the cookie should go now.

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