PSYCH 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Eleanor Rosch, Friending And Following, Speech Production

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Psych 111 - lecture 10 - language and thought. Post-traumatic amnesia: range of cognitive impairments including memory loss following an accident. Can be substantial, but often decreases over time. Childhood amnesia: the inability to remember things from the first years of life. Dementia: a clinical condition in which the individual loses cognitive abilities and functioning to the degree in which it impedes normal activity. Alzheimer"s disease: the most common form dementia. Alzheimer"s disease associated with damage in the hippocampus. Loss of memory for recent events and familia tasks. Changes in the cognitive functioning ultimately leading to a change in personality. Loss of ability to perform most simple functions. Aphasia: loss of ability to use langue. Apraxia: loss of ability to carry out coordinated body movement. Agnosia: loss of ability to recognize familia objects. Rules of combination that allow for communication. Eskimos have so many words for snow that they might experience snow differently.

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