PSYC 712 blog homeworks

Language understanding

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2017

 

Hengqi Ye

Psyc 712

Maureen Gillespie 

Language understanding

  As human beings who live in a connected society, we all use our language to communicate with each other on the daily basis. We usually greet to the first person we see every morning, by hearing “good morning”, we can sense the kindness from others. At school or work places, when we receive an order from our teacher or supervisor, we are able to react in an appropriate way. These two are the perfect real life examples for language...

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language and behavior (short post)

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2017

 

 

Hengqi Ye

Psyc 712

Maureen Gillespie

Language and behavior (shorter post)

  With four years of living among American college students. I somehow met a friend who introduced me to an American college culture—fraternity. As I joined a fraternity, I have seen a lot of difference between college students in China and America. Overall, if there was one difference that cannot be ignored between American young adults and Chinese young adults, is that the ones in America are rowdy and they are...

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Animal

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2017

 

Hengqi Ye

 

Psyc 712

 

Maureen Gillespie

 

 

Animal

 

  Before learning this module, I had learned that humans are not the only living creature on this earth that has their own language; so do dolphins, they communicate with the sound they make under the water, although scientists have not totally interpreted dolphins’ language yet, we have already found some pattern to follow that can help us to understand some...

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Bilingualism

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2017

 

Hengqi Ye

Psyc 712

Maureen Gillespie 

  

Bilingualism

  I remember there was a kid from Germany named Mark in my kinder garden back in China when I was about four or five years old. Him being the only foreign child in my class had always been a novelty to us. Although we have lost contact for almost 2 decades, I still remember that I was very good friend with him. As a kinder garden child, I did not know a word in English or German but only spoke formal Mandarin, so we communicated...

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Words

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2017

 

Hengqi Ye

Psyc 712

Maureen Gillespie 

 

 

 

 

 

                                Words

  As fully functional human beings, most of us live in a society and interact with other people verbally, we talk to people in daily basis in a humane way, that means most of us think while we are...

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meanings

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017

 

Hengqi Ye

Psyc 712

Maureen Gillespie 

 

 

 

 

                The meaning of language and how it effects our brain activity

 

  For most people, we communicate with language every day, when a word, a phrase, or even a sentence was spoken, we tend to understand it right away (assuming you are fluent in that language). However, most of us have never thought about how...

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