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Hormone released by adrenal cortex to promote wakefullness.
Language acquisition is caused by desire to communicate with others
The building blocks of words
Language acquisition in innate
The meanings of words
Sleep cycle order
Piaget's stage that focuses on manipulating the environment to meet physical needs. Object permanence ends this stage.
Hormone released by pineal gland to induce sleepiness.
Word Order
Drugs that include heroin, morphine, oxycodone....
The mind appears to be awake but the person is still asleep during this stage of sleep.
The lens through which we view and interpret the world is created by language
Drugs that include cocaine, ecstasy and amphetamines. Increase dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin concentration.
Drug addiction is mediated by the....
Controls motor function of speech
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Language acquisition is controlled via operant conditioning and reinforcemnt
The actual sound of speech
Piaget's stage that focuses on abstract thought and problem solving
Drugs that include alcohol, barbiturates and promote or mimic GABA activity in the brain.
Drugs that include LSD, peyote, ketamine....
Changes in language delivery depending on context
The tendency to use objects only in the way they are normally utilized
Controls language comprehension
Sleep stages dominated by theta waves.
Slow wave sleep stages that are dominated by delta waves.
Beta and alpha waves dominate the EEG. during this state of consciousness.
Piaget's stage that focuses on understanding the feelings of others and manipulating physical objects.
Piaget's stage that focuses on symbolic thinking, egocentrism, and centration.
Rules of thumb to help make decisions.

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