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2021 Spring

PSYCHOLOGY - LANGUAGE & THE MIND - PSY302/PSY502 Spring 2021


Course
Eva Eckert
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Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. INTRODUCTION: HUMAN LANGUAGE and MIND: THINKING and SPEAKING

INTRODUCTION: HUMAN LANGUAGE and MIND: THINKING and SPEAKING

2. Origins of modern man and language

The origins

3. How humans invent language

Class 3 How humans invent language

4. Language and the brain

5. Mapping language in the brain

Mapping language in the brain

6. The SEA of SOUNDS

Sounds, symbols and meanings

7. Midterm

Midterm Discussion of research proposals

8. LEARNING: FROM SOUNDS to WORDS, part I

INFANTS’ LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: LEARNING WORDS, part I

9. Learning words

Infants' language acquisition

10. LEARNING CATEGORIES and LEARNING CONSTRAINTS

LEARNING CATEGORIES and LEARNING CONSTRAINTS

11. LANGUAGE LOGIC: Building sentences

12. LANGUAGE DIVERSITY and UNIVERSALS

What is LANGUAGE DIVERSITY good for, in what ways is it related to our mind and patterns that are UNIVERSAL across languages

13. Language diversity: CONCEPTS and CULTURE

Language diversity, part II

14. Student Projects

Student Projects

15. LESSON 12: MEMORY and CULTURAL DIVERSITY

LESSON 12: MEMORY and CULTURAL DIVERSITY

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