PSY 360 Week 4 Discussion Questions 1 and 2 (**** 401 Words + References *****)

PSY 360 Week 4 Discussion Questions 1 and 2 (**** 401 Words + References *****)

1. Reflect on the structure of language and discuss 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 what is said is not grammatically correct. How is that possible?

 

Reflect on the critical periods of language acquisition and discuss the following:

2. One of the concepts discussed during Week 4 is the critical periods of language acquisition. Is there a critical period for language? If so, what might this imply about learning multiple languages in school?
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