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Braitenberg and Schüz (1998) stated that the average number of synaptic connections per neuron in the human cortex is approximately 10,000. This knowledge implies a huge potential for referential and recursive relationships between mental representations of elements like words and rules of syntax. Consider how the study of speech errors such as anticipation and perseveration are an important aspect of research on speech production. What is the most significant characteristic these types of speech errors reveal about the speaker’s processing of intent into spoken words? Why?
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Krashen (1977) proposed that when learning a second language, the sequence of elements learned depends little on the first language of the learner. Why might this be? Does the sequence support the language-learning model of either Chomsky or Skinner? Why or why not?