UMass Sesquicentennial


412 Language Processing and the Brain (3 units)

Fall 2007

Meetings

TuTh 11:15-12:30 - Bartlett 127

Instructors

Lyn Frazier []

Description

Introduction to psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics, with emphasis on techniques and results of recent theoretical and experimental work and the psychological underpinnings for the mental representation and processing of language. Primary focus on comprehension, and the biological basis of language, relation of linguistic capacity to brain structure and at most limited discussion of language production and language acquisition.

Prerequisites

LINGUIST 201 or consent of instructor