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PSYC374

Psychology of Language

Subject code

PSYC

Course Number

374

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

T. Kahan

Course Long Title

Psychology of Language

Description

This course examines language from psychological and linguistic perspectives. Topics covered include language acquisition, advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism, the relationship between language and thought, speech perception, word recognition and semantics, sentences and discourse, language production and slips of the tongue, the biological bases of language and language disorders, and the future of languages (focusing on language extinction). Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101, and PSYC 261 or ED/PY 262. Recommended background: PSYC 222 or 230.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

GEC This Course Belongs To

-

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years