Language & Communication

Language & Communication

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Communication as the foundation of culture

Nonverbal communication

  • Body language, posture, facial expressions
  • Laughter and non-word sounds
  • Signals, signs, symbols, icons, artifacts
  • Cybernetic communications
    • computer languages
    • human-computer interface
    • artificial intelligence and expert systems
  • Para-psychological communication: telepathy

Nature of language

Structure of speech and language

Written language: systems of notation


Language and society

Languages of the world