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Re: [ontolog-forum] web-syllogism-and-worldview - Early pre-lingual comm

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From: Pavithra <pavithra_kenjige@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 08:55:40 -0700 (PDT)
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Hello Dr. Goodier,
That is an interesting question!
I have had similar conversation regarding memories of  very early years of ones life, especially before one could learn to speak a language..
The collective input is that,  few  people do remember significant events, places and  people  from their very early years!  
 I do remember events, and places, people from my very early childhood..   I remember words from other languages that people used to speak around me  ( Those people spoke different languages than what my family spoke at home at that time..)  I do not know those languages well even now.  But know few words in those languages !
Hope it helps!

--- On Tue, 4/21/09, Dr. K Goodier <kgoodier@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Dr. K Goodier <kgoodier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [ontolog-forum] web-syllogism-and-worldview - Early pre-lingual communications
To: "[ontolog-forum]" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 8:12 AM

Interesting topic for this forum.  Do any of you have very early memories, particularly from a time before you could communicate with language?

K Goodier

----- "Don Conklin" <don.conklin@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
| Well this thread is veering in directions I wouldn't have expected but
| has wandered into an area I can contribute to. As the father of
| triplets, multiple birth siblings often develop their own language
| before acquiring any proficiency in their parents' native tongue. Thus,
| they "babble" at each other but it's clear from their actions that there
| is some degree of communication achieved. This babbling decreases as
| their parents language is learned, starting around 15 months, varying
| with birth weight. I would not venture to guess what primitives babbling
| contains. Of note, when just gaining some proficiency in their parents'
| language, they understand each other much better than we parents do,
| thus allowing the most proficient toddler to translate for her siblings.
| Don Conklin
| Lockheed Martin, ISGS-Defense
| Virginia Beach, VA
| 1+757-675-5947

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