"It is only because the word is mobile, because it
flies from one thing to another, that the intellect was sure to take it, sooner or
later, on the wing, while it was not settled on anything, and apply it to an
object which is not a thing and which, concealed till then, awaited the coming
of the word to pass from darkness to light." - Henri Bergson"The nature of oratory is such that there has always been a
tendency among politicians and clergymen to over-simplify complex issues. From
a pulpit or a platform even the most conscientious of speakers finds it very
difficult to tell the whole truth." - Aldous
Huxley, Brave New World Revisited
weak linguistic relativity hypothesisThe weak linguistic relativity hypothesis claims that a social
culture's language has a significant impact
on how the members of the social culture
For example, concepts or ideas that are prevalent in
the social culture may be stated in concise
ways (using one or a few words), whereas concepts or
ideas that are foreign to the social
culture are more difficult to express (requiring many words.)
Similarly, separate words may exist to express distinctions considered
important in that social culture, or
distinctions concerning matters the social
culture considers important, whereas the same word may serve to refer to
what is in a different social culture
considered several different concepts.
Franz Boas, who lived among
Baffin islanders and learned their language, did in fact take account of the
polysynthetic nature of Inuit language and included "only words representing
meaningful distinctions" in his account.
Three distinct word roots with
the meaning "snow" are reconstructed for the Proto-Eskimo language *qaniɣ
'falling snow', *aniɣu 'fallen snow', and *apun 'snow on the ground'.
These three stems are found in all Inuit languages and dialectsexcept for
West Greenlandic, which lacks *aniɣu.
Studies of the Sami languages
of Norway, Sweden and Finland, conclude that the languages have anywhere from
180 snow- and ice-related words and as many as 300 different words for types of
snow, tracks in snow, and conditions of the use of snow.
strong linguistic relativity hypothesis
The strong linguistic relativity hypothesis claims that a
social culture's language can express
concepts unique to that
social culture that are impossible to
express in the language of another
social culture. This hypothesis has few
It is generally argued that while some concepts may be
easier to express in some languages than
others, any concept can be expressed in any language with a sufficiently large vocabulary
(i.e. any language used as a first
language by human beings, as opposed to e.g.
trade jargons containing a very limited vocabulary), possibly in conjunction
with suitable extralinguistic information.
For example, the
language of a social culture that does not know of snow may
not have a word for snow, but one could still say in it something like "cold
ash that descends from the sky and blankets the Earth turning water to
Indeed, when any social
culture comes into significant contact with a different
social culture, it invariably borrows words
from that social culture's language to
express concepts alien to it, or creates new words with native origins to refer
to the foreign concepts.
"Sin and compassion and fear are just sounds that
people who never sinned nor loved nor feared have for what they never had and
cannot have until they forget the words."- William FaulknerPsycholinguistics or psychology
of language is the study of the psychological and neurobiological factors that
enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend and produce language. Intuitively
identified philosophically as an essential underlying component
psycholinguistics now makes use of biology, neuroscience, cognitive science,
linguistics, and information theory to study how the brain processes language.
covers the cognitive processes that make it possible to generate an
understandable message out of vocabulary and grammatical structures, as well as
the processes that make it possible to understand utterances, words, text, etc.
Developmental psycholinguistics studies children's ability to learn language.
interdisciplinary field, is studied by researchers from a variety of different
backgrounds, such as psychology, cognitive
science, linguistics, and speech and language pathology.
Psycholinguistics study many
different topics, but these topics can generally be divided into answering the
(1) how do children acquire language (language
(2) how do people process and comprehend language (language
(3) how do people produce language (language production)?;
(4) how do adults acquire a new language (second language
Psycholinguistics focuses on how
the brain processes speech sounds and
"The only thing you need to do to break a
negative hypnotic spell that has been cast on you is begin to think rationally,
to begin to think critically. And if you decide that you choose this message as
one that's good for you, by all means sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. But,
if you decide that this is not something you want to have in your life, just
simply analyze it, criticise it, ridicule it, and say "Hey, that's not
how the world works." And you'll have protected your mind from taking on board
something which you really don't need." - The Power of Conversational Hypnosis,
Clifford Mee and Igor Ledochowski, re the section labeled "The Dark Side of
Most people are
hypnotized and fall into
a trance every day of their lives in a common, every day occurrence.
This has been termed 'daydreaming'.
A very basic example is
when you are driving a car while in deep thought, and you suddenly realize you
are much further along with no memory of driving the whole distance.
Another example, is when you are on an elevator watching the numbers
change and go into trance, and when everyone else gets off, you take that as a
nonverbal suggestion to get off, before you "wake up" and realize it is not
This elevator example is an example of
mass hypnosis, where the
close rapport with the hypnotist is not necessary, because many people are both
hypnotized partly by whatever is causing the
trance, and partly by the fact that you are being "paced" or also
hypnotized by everyone else in the
elevator doing the exact same thing as you.
The reason you cry from
reading a sad book or laugh at a clever allegory simply by reading ink on paper
is because of the mind's interaction with that information, which is also a
hypnosis, is "a
particular altered state of hyper-suggestibility brought about in an individual
by a combination of relaxation, fixation of attention, and suggestion."
is also "bypassing the critical factor and setting up
acceptable selective thinking." The "critical factor" is the conscious part
of the brain that you think with that has the ability to make rational logical
judgements about what information is received. The critical factor acts as a
filter, determining what can pass into
the subconscious mind which
is a non-rational computer-like system which accepts everything in it as
absolute truth. That is why sidelining it is so dangerous.
for buses and trains, reading or listening, or even being involved in strenuous
physical exercise, it's quite normal to become immersed in the activity and go
into a trance state, removed from any other irrelevant stimuli.
states are so common and familiar that most people do not consciously recognize
them as hypnotic phenomena but what has happened is they have become so
immersed in the conscious thought stream they have dissociated.
The subconscious mind,
occuring below the level of conscious awareness, includes the functioning of
the dominant hemisphere of the brain as well as the functioning of the
Trance induction has three dimensions to
Pacing and distraction of the dominant (language) hemisphere;
Utilization of the dominant hemisphere language processing which occurs below
the level of awareness;
3. Accessing of the non-dominant hemisphere;
This three part process is extremely important.
hypnosis is an altered and common state of mind involving intense focus,
sidelining or dissociation of the rational
critical thinking, and the state
of hyper-suggestibility brought about while
the subconscious mind is the
It happens while reading, listening to music, and even
while hearing a great speaker. We are talking about "transformational
linguistics" - language that literally changes who you are at your deepest
levels, your deepest passions, drives, and emotions while you are completely
Neurolinguistics is closely related to the field of
psycholinguistics, which seeks to elucidate the cognitive mechanisms of
language by employing the traditional techniques of
experimental psychology; today,
psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic theories often inform one another, and
there is much collaboration between the two fields.
theoretical linguisticsTheoretical linguistics is the branch of linguistics that is most
concerned with developing models of linguistic knowledge. The fields that are
generally considered the core of theoretical linguistics are syntax, phonology,
morphology, and semantics. Although phonetics often informs phonology, it is
often excluded from the purview of theoretical linguistics, along with
psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. Theoretical linguistics also involves
the search for an explanation of linguistic universals, that is, properties all
languages have in common.
In general, theoretical linguists propose
models to explain the structure of language and how language information is
organized, psycholinguists propose models and algorithms to explain how
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