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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 9.59J (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Psycholinguistics 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Edward Gibson 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 9.59J / 24.905J Psycholinguistics



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features an extensive reading list.


    Course Description


    This course covers central topics in language processing, including: the structure of language; sentence, discourse, and morphological processing; storage and access of words in the mental dictionary; speech processing; the relationship between the computational resources available in working memory and the language processing mechanism; and ambiguity resolution. The course also considers computational modeling, including connectionist models; the relationship between language and thought; and issues in language acquisition including critical period phenomena, the acquisition of speech, and the acquisition of words. Experimental methodologies such as self-paced reading, eye-tracking, cross-modal priming, and neural imaging methods are also examined.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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