Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Psychology of Language

This course presents the methods and findings of recent research on language. Topics include universal properties of human languages; language structure, speech production and comprehension; language development in infants and children; bilingualism and dialects; perceptual and cognitive processes underlying reading; properties of discourse; effects of severe environmental deprivation; language acquisition in deaf individuals; the neuropsychology of language; and the question of language in nonhuman primates.
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