nonlinguistic


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nonlinguistic

(ˌnɒnlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk)
adj
(Linguistics) not relating to or conveyed using language: nonlinguistic communication.
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Adj.1.nonlinguistic - not consisting of or related to language; "depended on his nonlinguistic skills"
lingual, linguistic - consisting of or related to language; "linguistic behavior"; "a linguistic atlas"; "lingual diversity"
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The study looks at linguistic and nonlinguistic factors that affect development of heritage language and school language.
Background: Nonlinguistic cognitive impairment has become an important issue for aphasic patients, but currently there are few neuropsychological cognitive assessment tests for it.
They investigate whether there can be nonlinguistic thinking and whether non-language-using animals can be said to think, and determine the limits of thought and thinking.
Greenberg) The brain is not uncommitted to the kind of grammar it is disclosed to: if disclosed to a syntax without circular criteria, the undertaking of the language routes reduces steadily in support of other routes that are usually associated with elucidating nonlinguistic issues.
Acknowledging the inadequacy of human language to approximate Ayahuasca-induced messages, even in the lush and visceral poetry inspired by the plant, Luna and White also unleash potent nonlinguistic art upon their audience.
One general way to think about the relationship between linguistic and nonlinguistic variables is to assume that the latter are part of the environment in which the former arise.
Nadj's move to France was professionally motivated, linking him closer to Walcott than Barba, but Meerzon is interested in Nadj's attempt to archive "the memory, the feel, and the imagery of his homeland" in nonlinguistic forms (171).
However, in noting that Collins's depiction of Madonna "focuses mainly on nonlinguistic communications between bodies" (89), Esmail seems to contradict the chapter's argument that Victorian writers understood fiction "as a record of what was said and heard"--instead, the depiction implies that Victorian fiction is also a record of what is seen.
Ultimately, he roots these scores' affective ability to music's power as a nonlinguistic, nonrepresentational medium and its supplementarity to the cinematographic image.
The strategies consist of creating the environment for learning by setting objectives and providing feedback, reinforcing effort and providing recognition, and cooperative learning; helping students develop understanding through cues, questions, and advance organizers, as well as nonlinguistic representations, summarizing and note taking, and assigning homework and providing practice; and helping students extend and apply knowledge through identifying similarities and differences and generating and testing hypotheses.
This finding points to the possibility that a unified and universal principle of statistical learning can quantitatively explain a wide range of cognitive processes across domains, whether they are linguistic or nonlinguistic," they concluded.