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  • PSYCHOLOGY 132    Section:

    LANGUAGE & COGNITION

    Winter Quarter 2007

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1, 41, 100 or consent of instructor.

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:

     

    Units:                          4

     

    Prerequisites:               Psychology 1, 41, 100 or consent of instructor

     

    Course Objectives:   

    Introduction to the cognitive processes and brain mechanisms involved in language comprehension and production.

     

    Course Format:          Mostly lecture, some videos.

     

    Topics:                        Innateness

                                        Modularity

                                        Language Acquisition

                                        Speech Perception

                                        Word Recognition

                                        Sentence Processing

                                        Syntax

                                        Text processing

                                        Reading Ability

                                        Language and the Brain

                                        Language Disorders

                                        Functional Imaging Studies of Language

                                       

    Grading:        

    Grades will be based on a midterm exam, a research project (paper and poster), and a final exam. The exams will mostly consist of multiple choice questions.

     

     

               

               

     

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    Classroom Class Schedule Course Website
    118 Olson T R   3:10 PM - 4:30 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Tamara Swaab , Ph.D. 268J Young Hall Monday 1-3pm