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.
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