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Language, Brain and Mind - LNGS2615

Year - 2019

We will discuss interdisciplinary research on language, brain, and mind. We will look at descriptive, experimental, and theoretical work on language in use, and its cognitive functions. We will consider implications for linguistic theory of research on language in psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Topics include: language and the brain, language learning, speech perception, language production, language and action, language and cooperation, language and reasoning, language and concepts, nativism, linguistic relativity.

2x1hr lectures/week

1x3000wd research paper (50%), 1x2000wd mid-term paper (30%), 1x1000wd book review (20%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in Linguistics or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Psychology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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