Linguistics: What language do deaf people think in?

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Linguistics: What language do deaf people think in?

Post by Cassius on Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:13 am

If someone has been deaf their entire life what language do their thoughts speak?  hmm
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Re: Linguistics: What language do deaf people think in?

Post by rwo power on Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:42 pm

@Cassius wrote:If someone has been deaf their entire life what language do their thoughts speak?  hmm 
The sign language of the country they live in.

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What language do deaf people think in?

Post by ExtremistEnigma on Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:51 pm

@Cassius wrote:If someone has been deaf their entire life what language do their thoughts speak?  hmm 
Very good question. I think potato
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Re: Linguistics: What language do deaf people think in?

Post by rwo power on Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:35 pm

@EE not really helpful.

By the way, you might want to read up on Helen Keller, who was not only deaf, but also blind: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_keller

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Re: Linguistics: What language do deaf people think in?

Post by RealGunner on Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:36 pm

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/07/how-deaf-people-think/
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Re: Linguistics: What language do deaf people think in?

Post by El Chelsea Fuerte on Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:31 pm

hmm they probably dont think using their mind's voice yet when they get the desire to do something they probably just know

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