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Language and Cognition

Nature and Nurture: Language Acquisition

An explanation of how nature and nurture interact in the process of language acquisition. Use specific examples and make sure to describe how nature and nurture play a role in building a mental lexicon.

Bilingualism and Cognition

Why does some empirical evidence suggest that bilingualism can increase meta-cognitive skills and cognitive flexibility, and even perfect some perceptual tasks, whereas other studies suggest that bilingual individuals may suffer from language and intellectual deficits?

Language Development in Infants and Toddlers

According to Otto (2010), "During infancy and toddlerhood, children's language competencies develop in five areas of language knowledge: phonetic, semantic, syntactic, morphemic and pragmatic" (p.126). Identify a minimum of two developmentally appropriate activities for infants and two for toddlers that would enhance language kn

Language Development in Infants and Toddlers

According to Otto (2010), "During infancy and toddlerhood, children's language competencies develop in five areas of language knowledge: phonetic, semantic, syntactic, morphemic and pragmatic" (p.126). Identify a minimum of two developmentally appropriate activities for infants and two for toddlers that would enhance language kn

Developmental Curriculum

Development of Curriculum Develop curriculum content that implements strategies and methods that enhance language acquisition. Select a specific developmental level for your unit of study. In a narrative format, you will identify and discuss the topic areas listed below, referencing your textbook and three additional scholar

Cognition and Emotion/Ceremonies

A comparison (similarities and differences) of how two different emotions; such-as happiness, sadness, and etc.are expressed in the two cultures. Explain how each of the cultures influences the expression of these emotions. Please include the references!

Impact of Development in Infancy

As we have discovered, language develops in a similar progression across cultures, including that of the deaf community. Discuss how language development applies to learning.

Cultural Influences on Social Cognition and Behavior

Description of a specific situation in which your identification with one or more cultural groups influenced your thoughts and behaviors. Provide an explanation of the cultural influences on the specific thoughts and behaviors you note, and your thoughts about whether these influences are positive or negative and why.

Social Cognition Theory and Low Self-Esteem

How would social-cognitive theory describe low self-esteem in the words of its own theoretical model? How does this theoretical model suggest means of assisting people to overcome their sense of low self-esteem?

Summarize stuttering.

Analyze the complex interaction of environmental and biological contributions to memory, attention, intelligence, cognition, language, and information processing in relation to the development of individuals with stuttering.

A Cognition Error

Offer a brief description of a situation observed in which a cognition error led to a misjudgment about you or another person. Explain the heuristics and/or biases at work, the consequences of the misjudgment, and how such misjudgments might be avoided.

Controlling Nonverbal Behavior and Dissonant Cognition

In at least 400 words, answer the following discussion questions: 1) Why is it important to study nonverbal behavior? Do you think that individuals can control nonverbal behavior? Why or why not? 2) What is dissonant cognition? What effect does dissonant cognition have on an individual's attitudes and behaviors? Referen

Characteristics of African Americans

Explain the five characteristics below of African Americans. This needs to be roughly 1,000 words. Please include any references in APA format. Thank you for your assistance. History family cultural practices and traditions Parenting/childrearing practices Elder care

The Cultural Ramifications of Cognition

As a scholar-practitioner how do you apply knowledge of cognitive psychology to real-world situations? As a scholar-practitioner, how will you take knowledge into the settings where may work, with a commitment to effect change?

Language Acquisition

An explanation of how nature and nurture interact in the process of language acquisition. Give an specific examples and make sure to describe how nature and nurture play a role in building a mental lexicon.

Researching Language Development

Use the Internet, University Library, or other resources to locate a current article that discusses language development. Read the article and post a short summary of its main points.

Question about Cross-cultural Cognition

Examine the similarities and differences between your selected ethnic groups. As a part of your examination be sure to address the following items: 1) Discuss the concept of conformity and how it relates to your selected ethnic groups. 2) Explain the relationship between social perception and social cognition, and how these c

Summarizing Thinking as a Communication Skills

Language is the way we communicate. We may communicate verbally or non-verbally. In thinking, we don't get to see any non-verbal communication. What do you think are the pros and the cons of this way of communication? Think of examples in this era of technology in general.

language structure

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, ho

Learning and Cognitive

I need to prepare a paper examining the concept of learning and how it is related to cognition. In your examination, address the following questions: What is the definition of learning? What role does behavior play in learning? What are two different types of learning? Describe each one in your response. What is the rela

Ethnic Group Conflict

Clearly explain the relationship between social perception and social cognition and between the Christian and Muslims.

Immersion and Learning Languages

My classmate brought up learning more than one language, which reminded me of all the programs where one learns a language by immersion. By studying abroad, or surrounding oneself by people who speak another language, many people do learn a second language. Do you think this is an effective way to learn? Why? Please explain

Grammatical errors and Skinner's application of behaviorist theory

After returning from a shopping trip with his mother, little Bobby reported, â??I goed to the store and eated candy.â? Why might a behaviorist such as B. F. Skinner have had some difficulty explaining Bobby's incorrect grammatical construction? What sort of theory could explain the errors? What would that explanation be?

Video on Child Language Development

Please review the video on child language development at the link below. Please write two paragraph summary of what you learned about receptive (comprehension) and expressive language (speech) in infants and toddlers. Have you had the opportunity to observe an child go through the first two years of life (e.g., a parent or sibl