Language and Thought. Language. Language is a form of communication in which sounds and symbols are combined according to formal rules Phonemes are the basic speech sounds (English has 40-50 phonemes) Morphemes are the smallest meaningful units of language
Involves two steps...
Interpreting the problem
Trying to solvethe problem
Two main heuristics we use to make judgments about probabilities...
The Represen-tativeness Heuristic