PSYCHOLOGY 264 Section:
Spring Quarter 2006
|Prerequisites:||Graduate standing in psychology or consent of instructor.|
Course description: The course will focus on the relationship between language and the brain. We will examine in detail how the brain is organized to support language comprehension and production.
Course format: This is a 4 unit course comprised of 3 hours of discussion plus a term paper. Course readings consist of peer-reviewed research articles and selected book chapters.
Course topics: Topics include lateralization; plasticity; language disorders; semantic memory; syntactic processing; modularity vs. interaction, localization of function vs. distributed procesing; and research methods, including neuroimaging, EEG-ERP, and behavioral research techniques.
Grading: Grades will be based on contributions to in-class discussion and the term paper.
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|Matthew Traxler , Ph.D.||174N Young Hall|