Field of Science

Class Notes: This field confuses the hell out of me. I want to start from scratch.

I have now read 44 papers in the course of this semester's Language Acquisition seminar. The only firm conclusion I have come to is that language is so complicated that nobody could ever possibly learn one.

(The title of this post comes from the caption of a doodle of a mid-century Harvard psychologist, now enshrined in a display case on the 9th floor of William James Hall. Based on the time period, I think the doodler was either George Miller or Roger Brown, but I can't recall for sure.)

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