Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Linguistics, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This is an introductory course in Psycholinguistics, the study of mental proceses underlying language use. The course aims to provide the survey of basic linguistic and psychological models of language comprehension and production and the biological foundations of language use. The specific isues to be adresed include the mechanisms involved in spech perception and production, word recogniton, sentence comprehension and production, and language acquisiton. It also aims to introduce the main psycholinguistic experiments used to study language procesing mechanisms in the field.

    Expected Learning Outcome
    1. Students achieve an acurate understanding of the basic psycholinguistic concepts and
    mechanisms involved in comprehension, production, and learning of language.
    2. Students develop an understanding of the main experimental methods used to investigate the
    language procesing mechanisms.

    1. Carol, D. W. (208). Psychology of Language (5th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
    2. Other eadings, videos, and files that wil be posted on the course website in Blackboard.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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