Stefanie Wulff
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Last updated: 31 March 2009

Ling 127: Psychology of Language

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This course is an introduction to psycholinguistics, the study of how individuals comprehend, produce, and acquire language. As part of the larger field of cognitive science, psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field shaped by research in psychology, linguistics, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, and philosophy. We will primarily be concerned with questions such as: what does it mean to know a language? What are the cognitive processes involved in language use? What social rules are associated with language use? What brain mechanisms are active in language use?

The class will take place M/W/F 1-1:50 @ room # 1206 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Please get David Carroll's Psychology of Language in the 5th edition (2008) as obligatory reading for class. Any additional material will be made available in the course of the class. Be in touch with any questions!


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