Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

SPAA 270

2 processes of communication Language and Speech
Process of communication Encoding, transmitting and decoding
Define speech Dynamic neuro-muscular process of producing speech sounds for communications
Define Language System of abstract symbols and rule-governed structures, the specific conventions of which are learned
Three major language components Form, content and use
Generally, what are form, content? The linguistic elements that connect sounds and symbols with meaning
Define Phonology Rules that govern sounds and their combination
Define Morphology Rules that govern the internal organization of words
Define Syntax Rules that specify how words should be ordered to produce a variety of sentence types
Content Maps the knowledge about objects, events, people and the relationship among them
Define Semantics The rules that deal with words, their meanings and the links that bind them
Define Pragmatics Rules that govern the reason(s) for communicating as well as the rules that govern the choice of codes to be used when communicating
Central Nervous system consists of what 2 parts of anatomy The Brain and the spinal chord
Define Neuron Basic structural unit of the nervous system by which impulses are received, transmitted and processed
What does the Axon do? It transmits information away from the cell body
What does a Dendrite do? It receives impulses from other cells and transmits to the cell body
What is the Synapse? The miniscule space between the axon and the dendrite
What are the 2 components that determines how a language changed Needs and Rules Governing
How has language changed in my lifetime? Technology, texting, abbreviations
Speech is the... Product of borrowed structures
What are the two "borrowed structures" that allow us to communicate? The Tongue and the Larynx
Respiration It provides power of speech
Phonation Voice generating portion of speech production
Resonation Process by which laryngeal tone is modified by nasal and oral cavity
Articulation Production of specific speech sounds by the lips, teeth and other oral structures
Breathing for life is: Involuntary and rhythmic
Breathing for speech: Increased control is needed and most of breathing process is devoted to exhalation
Primary purpose of larynx Protect trachea and lungs from food and other objects
Articulation is primarily involved with the production of: Consonants
Articulators include: Tongue, teeth, lips, alveolar ridge(hard palate), soft palate(velum)
Nervous systems include Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System
Created by: kjritchie



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards