PSY 360 Week 4 Quiz Recent
PSY 360 Week 4 Quiz Recent
Which of the following is/are generally agreed upon as necessary criteria/criterion for claiming that a communication system is a language?
The study of the ways in which sounds can be combined in any given language is called:
The branch of linguistics devoted to the study of meaning:
Which of the following is NOT a kind of syntactic rule proposed by Chomsky?
According to the study of semantics, understanding the meaning of a sentence requires which of the following conditions?
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“George is not tall enough to ride the roller coaster.” “George is too short to ride the roller coaster.” These sentences are related through:
According to Miller, a fundamental problem of speech perception is:
Warren and Warren showed that when presented with a sentence where a sound was replaced by a cough (represented by * here), such as “It was found that the *eel was on the axle,”
Studies of context and speech perception have shown all of the following phenomena EXCEPT:
Studies of speech errors suggest that:
Studies of sentence comprehension have shown all of the following EXCEPT:
“I’m going to meet him at the bank.” At the First National Bank, or at the river bank? This type of ambiguity is referred to as:
Swinney’s research suggests that when we encounter a lexically ambiguous word,
Which of the following does NOT make a passage of text easier to comprehend, according to research?
The average eye fixation lasts about:
Kintsch and Keenan found that we spend more time reading sentences that have:
Which of the following is NOT true of story grammars?
Fodor’s modularity hypothesis proposes that:
Whorf’s linguistic relativity hypothesis:
Damage to Broca’s area often leads to:
The smallest meaningful units of language are called phonemes.
Semantics is the branch of linguistics that studies meaning.
The word “bat” is considered to be lexically ambiguous because it has two possible meanings.
A bridging inference is a system of rules that allows us to comprehend large, integrated pieces of text.
Grice’s maxim of quantity says that one should be truthful in a conversation.
Whorf’s hypothesis has been strongly supported by cross-cultural studies of color perception.
“Turn in your exam” is an example of a directive.
Speech errors often involve swapping words with similar meaning, or words with similar sounds, but rarely do they involve both meaning and sound.
People tend to process both meanings of ambiguous words when they encounter them in sentences.
Damage to Wernicke’s area is associated with difficulties in speaking.