Chapter 10: Language in Context. Communication. What is communication? What is necessary for communication? Intent Means Recipient Feedback. Intent. What is intent of communication?. Means. By what means do we communicate?. Recipient.
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The assertion that the speakers of different languages have differing cognitive systems and that these different cognitive systems influence the ways in which people speaking the various languages think about the world
Are language and thought the same?
Heck is the place where people who don’t believe in Gosh go.
My experience says, 2 camps:
Therefore the symbolic/emotional meaning of a word can never be fully understood by the listener making Hell and Damn very different words for different people.
Without a shared, common understanding, language impact and significance is lost
“15 lines at a time backwards and forwards."
80-90 pages a minute.
War and Peace ≈ 15 minutes
"I've read a dozen books in 3 hours!"
Techniques that work
Can read two pages simultaneously, one with each eye, with 98% retention.
Born without a corpus callosum.
Based on Reicher (1969)