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

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