PSYCHOLOGY 132 Section:
LANGUAGE & COGNITION
Fall Quarter 2004
|Prerequisites:||Psychology 1, 41, 100 or consent of instructor.|
The course is intended to provide the student with an in-depth understanding of the theories and methods involved in the study of human language comprehension and production.
Lecture and Text Topics:
The biological foundations of language
Syntax and parsing processes
Representation and memory for discourse
Understanding coherent discourse
Lecture: 3 hours (questions, discussion, and demonstrations).
Exams: Three exams consisting of short-essay questions. Each exam constitutes 25% of
the final grade.
Each student will propose an original research project concerning a topic in the area
of language processing and will submit the project as an APA-style research proposal. The research
proposal constitutes 25% of the final grade.
Whitney, P. (1998). The Psychology of Language.
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|Classroom||Class Schedule||Course Website|
|158 Olson||T R 4:40 PM - 6:00 PM|
|Instructor||Instructor Email||Office||Office Hours|
|Debra Long , Ph.D.||101 Young Hall||TR 2:10-3:30|