The case of genie confirms that there is a certain window of opportunity that sets the limit for when you can become relatively fluent in a language of course, if you already are fluent in another language, the brain is already primed for language acquisition and you may well succeed in becoming fluent in a. From the tlc documentary 'wild child :the story of feral children' susan m wiley(b apr 18 1957) 6722 n golden west ave arcadia,ca 91007 she was not a. Revise psychology: case studies preview - duration: 1:19 shortcutstv 1,584 views · 1:19 · the pink floyd story which one is pink (full documentary)avi - duration: 59:01 01aleph 1,055,364 views · 59:01 preview of erin merryn on tlc documentary breaking the silence - duration: 1:56 erin merryn. Genie: a psycholinguistic study of a modern-day wild child susan curtiss, academic press, new york, 1977 nova: secret of the wild child (documentary about genie) 1994 (program no 2112g available from wgbh/boston 1-800- 949-8670 for $1995) syntactic structures, noam chomsky, the hague: mouton,. This document includes three activities that can be used with the documentary genie: a wild child in a psychology course it includes a video questions worksheet that follows the video in order additionally, it includes two post video analysis activities that focuses on theories of human development as they relate to. Feral, child, language, nature, nurture - analysis of the secret of the wild child: documentary on genie in the case of genie, the real focus was on her language development and deciphering if there was a critical age to learn a language on november 4, 1970 in los angeles, california genie's condition was brought to.
Image of genie from the nova documentary 'secret of the wild child' kaplan writes: genie was discovered not long after scholars such as [eric] lenneberg and noam chomsky had begun publishing claims about the biological nature of language, so her case was of intense interest to linguists. For these ten years of solitary internment, genie lived a severely malnourished lifestyle improper meals were forced into her body prohibiting genie from cognitive and physical growth abused and unloved, this tragic and strange case illustrates the extreme importance of critical and sensitive periods the critical and. Interesting, i was watching a documentary - can't remember the name, but it had brain in the title - and during the first 30 minutes it addresses a man, in his one of my co-workers was doing some research on him for her degree in psychology and compared his case with genie and other wild childs. (nova: secret of the wild child documentary) genie was an extremely interesting case and was considered a 'natural experiment' researchers from all around the country were eager to study her, psychologists, psychiatrists and linguistics all used her as a human guinea pig for studies into language.
In the first several years after genie's early life and circumstances came to light, psychologists, linguists, and other scientists focused a great deal of attention on genie's case, seeing in her near-total isolation a unique chance to study many aspects of human development upon determining that genie had not yet learned a. Feral children are a famous phenomonen and the case study of genie is infamous in the history of psychology and is described here briefly - more detail is available on line concerning this 13-minute documentary on genie - lots of good footage but a rather optimistic view of genie's progress during curtiss' case study.
There were the scientists and carers who studied and, in some cases, loved her their collaboration russ rymer, a journalist who detailed the case in the 1990s in two new yorker articles and a book, genie: a scientific tragedy, painted a bleak portrait of photographs from her 27th birthday party “a large. Something that i found really interesting and seems to support this idea is epigenetics, “the study of changes in gene expression that are produced what's really interesting though is that this is not always the case (in case anyone wanted to watch the documentary on genie- definitely recommend.
Hide replies pikapetey animations6 months ago great documentary but the piano music in the background is so repeatative and annoying read more that doctor curtiss didn't get to adopt genie is a horrific tragedy they were a perfect match read more show less reply 43 44 jessie fairley1 year. From 1971 to 1975, a multidisciplinary team used genie as a case study -- developmental consequence of extreme social isolation -- under the but butler, who has since died, became obsessed with making a name for herself, curtiss said in a 1994 documentary called the secret of the wild child.