Psycholinguistics

Course Number: 
HSL745
LTP structure: 
3-0-0
Discipline: 
Linguistics
Credit: 
3.0

Pre-requisite

Course Objective

On successful completion of this, a student should be able to understand the cognitive underpinning of language. The student will appreciate the immense complexity that underly our language cognition, he/she will be introduced to relevant questions along with the theories that attempt to answer these questions.

Course Content

We will first introduce the relevant questions, theories, methodologies with regard to the historical trajectory of Psycholinguistics. We will then look at language processing at different linguistic dimensions. We will start with words, their meaning and access. We then look at processing sentences. The course will also cover important topics such as language and speech production. Reading processes (and its relation to processing) will be covered. We course will also cover the current theories of Bilingualism and Aphasia.

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