Core of the assignment:
Sources of flexibility in human cognition: dual-task studies of space and language, by Linda Hermer-Vazquez, Elizabeth S. Spelke, and Alla S. Katsnelson.
WRT 1.5 hours
Language and thought are not the same thing: evidence from neuroimaging and neurological patients, by Evelina Fedorenko and Rosemary Varley
WRT 1.0 hours
|If you discuss the paper or the assignment with another studentwhich we encourageindicate whom you have talked with in your submitted composition. Of course your submitted composition must be written entirely by you.|
Planning ahead for fall, 2017, Winston has decided to continue the tradition of right-now speakers who talk about their recent work. One of those speakers will be either Spelke (you are to imagine she just finished her paper) or Fedorenko.
He supposes that the best way to decide would be to read through the two papers. Unfortunately, he is too busy. He asks you to send a recommendation via email using the following template:
I compared Spelke's work with Fedorenko's along several dimensions that seemed particularly relevant to me.
Accordingly, I think you should invite ....