Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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I, 15ff
Language/Sound/Sounds/Frith: There are 1120 possibilities to produce 40 sounds in English, however
Italian: here there are only 33 possibilities to produce 25 sounds.
Brain/brain region: when reading, people who have grown up in England use somewhat different brain regions than people who have grown up in Italy.
I 194
Speech recognition/Computer/Frith: how does the automatic translation of sounds into characters work?
Solution: internal models are developed that bridge the gap.
I 233
Language/culture/Frith: without the ability to develop mental models of the world and sharing with others, there would be neither language nor culture.
Foreign psychological: mental models open up a completely new possibility to influence the behavior of others.
Physical world: here behavior is influenced by reward and punishment.
Mental world: here behavior is changed by knowledge.

Frith I
Chris Frith
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23