Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist


Language & Culture

      Proprietary Lecture Notes

   Winners Do Things Others Won't Do 

What is the primary method of cultural transmission among people?   If language is a system of communication using sounds or symbols that enables us to express our feelings, thoughts, ideas and experiences, then the question is, how do we acquire it? Is language passed down to us via social and behavioral influences and models or is it biological in nature and part of our evolutionary genetic makeup? Nature vs Nurture?  (psu.edu)

Social Interaction:  Language and Culture (text)

The study of language is Linguistics

Language shapes the way we think (14:12 minute TED Talk)

Who are Noam Chomsky and Lev Vygotsky?

Noam Chomsky: Picture of Noam Chomsky


Lev Vygotsky:  Lev Vygotsky's picture



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