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  • 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