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Language, Cognition and Culture
A discussion on speech, language and cognition.
# 142665 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Psychology (General)


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The paper discusses how speech and language are often viewed as synonymous, yet they are not; speech is expression and articulation while language is the system of expressing and receiving information. The paper explains that a person's ability to communicate through language-the system of expressing and receiving information-is the first impression we make. The paper further explains that the way in which we communicate is maybe a representation of our limitation of our language, but this same representation does not tell a person how or at what level we think. The paper relates that thinking is not based on language, but expressing our thoughts is based on language. The paper notes that if you were limited to the vocabulary you had at the age of five your intelligence would still grow, but the way in which you express your intelligence would be limited (Sternberg, 2009, p. 381-383).

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"Speech and language are often viewed as synonymous, yet they are not. Speech is expression of thoughts and articulation of ideas. Language is the system. A system of expressing and receiving information. A person's ability to communicate through language--the system of expressing and receiving information--is the first impression we make. The way in which we communicate maybe a representation our limitation of our language, but this same representation does not tell a person how or at what level we think. Thinking is not based on language. Expressing our thoughts is based on language. If you were limited to the vocabulary you had at the age of..."

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