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Språk, hjärnan och kognition

Umeå universitet
Sammanfattning
Avancerad nivå (Magister- och Masterexamen)
Distans
7.5 hp
Deltid

Språk, hjärnan och kognition

The study of human language is part of modern cognitive science and the study of language is a study of the human mind. Language exists in the human mind and it has its neurological and biological base in the brain.The course explores how language is organised in the brain; the innate base that guides the development of language in children. It introduces the central topics in language acquisition and processing and drawing on examples from language disorders and multilingual brain it presents the central theories in the fields of psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics.The  course seeks to synthesize language theories covered by textbooks with current research methods and findings in research papers.

Förkunskaper

Antagen till magister/masterprogrammet i kognitionsvetenskap eller 120 hp inom ett logopediprogram, eller 120 hp inom ett kognitionsvetenskapsprogram, eller 90 hp i ett språkvetenskapligt ämne, eller 90 hp psykologi, eller audionomexamen eller motsvarande.