Language and the Brain
University of Stirling
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewOn this module, we will explore the relationship between language and the brain. We will primarily investigatetwo areas of psycholinguistic research: the Mental Lexicon: how we learn, store, process and remember words;how we understand the meanings of words and how we create new words; Language Acquisition: the processesthrough which we acquire language; the differences between first and second language acquisition andlearning; bilingual language acquisition. Our examples will be taken mostly from English, but also from otherlanguages as appropriate. No prior experience of linguistic analysis will be assumed. The course will be based ontwo lectures and one seminar per week.
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