Learning and Memory Study Set 2
Quiz 12 :
Development and Aging
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Q19 Q19 Q19
Imagine that a native Spanish speaker tells one, "A dog beat me," when what he means is "A dog bit me." The speaker appears unable to hear the distinction between the two sounds. Based on what one has learned about the development of the ability to distinguish speech sounds in nonnative languages, explain why he would say the wrong word.
Q20 Q20 Q20
Give an example of something an elderly person should be able to learn or remember as well as a young adult, and something an elderly person should NOT be able to learn or remember as well as a young adult. Identify the memory systems involved in each of these memories.
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Kanako is 5 years old, and her parents have just moved from Japan to the United States. Since the Japanese language does not make a distinction between the /l/ and /r/ sounds, what will happen to Kanako's and her parents' abilities to distinguish between these sounds in the United States?