Posts made in January, 2012

Werd

Werd

Word substitution errors offer a glimpse into the linguistically unconscious.  I swear I learn as much from kids as they do from me. One of the big questions in the fields of neurolinguistics is whether words how words are stored: semantically – according to meaning – and phonetically – according to sound.  A child last week shared their personal linguistic pathway when asked...

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Why some of us learn more from experience

Why some of us learn more from experience

I’m always amazed when clients really turn things around.  Or perhaps I’m more amazed when they don’t turn things around.  Regardless, it is undeniable that success breeds success.  When she gains that confidence reading, so many other things fall into place.  When he finally develops a working system of how to keep track of papers going back and forth from home to school,...

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