Communication, Symbols, and Meaning. John A. Cagle. David Berlo (1960). Meanings are in people Communication does not consist of the transmission of meanings, but of the transmission of messages Meanings are not in the message; they are in the message-users
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Communication, Symbols, and Meaning
John A. Cagle
T H E M A N B I T E S T H E D O G
spoken or written word recognition
THE MAN BITES THE DOG.
Themanbites the dog.
BITE (AGENT, EXPERIENCER)
[MAN [+ hum, -teeth ...] DOG [+ anim, +teeth]
“I heard from JRC. She had to rush off to a hospital (Children's?) and will write later. Eve”
My immediate reaction was a pang of great concern— what had happened to my daughter, Jackie, and why did she have to go to the hospital?
Some seconds later I “remembered” Jackie works for the California Transplant Donor Network and her work routinely takes her to several hospitals, including Children’s Hospital.
O the layered complexity of meaning making!
The greater the frequency with which stimulus events (S-S) or response events (R-R) have been paired in input or output experience of the organism, the greater will be the tendency for their central correlates to activate one another.
The syntactic structure of a sentence imposes groupings that govern the interactions between the meanings of the words in that sentence.
There is no limit to the number of sentences or the number of meanings that can be expressed.
A description of a language and a description of a language user must be kept distinct.
There is a large biological component to the human capacity for articulate speech.