Friday, March 28, 2014

Language and the Brain

Broca's aphasia.

Wernicke's aphasia.

When the left hemisphere doesn't know what the right hemisphere is doing.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Talk to the animals?

So you've read the assigned essay by Kemp and Smith.

What did you learn?

Share and respond.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Linguistics Lab

Have a schizophrenic poem to share? Reflections on an experience you've had complimenting others more than you usually do? An illustration of the importance of pragmatics and utterance pairs?

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Pragmatics, anyone?

So you've read the essay on pragmatics by Elaine Chaika.

Share and respond.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Acquiring Language

So you've read the essays by Moskowitz and Lenneberg.

Share and respond.