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LING6017 Language Development and Language Behaviour

Dr. Chin-Lung Yang

MA Elective course. Sem 2
Thursday, 9:30 am – 12:20 pm, Venue: MB205

Course Description

This course explores how language behavior illuminates our understanding of the mind and the brain, and how properties of the mind and brain influence human language. By examining how language is used, processed and represented in the mind, we will also compare and contrast the mechanisms underlying adult and child language processing.

Course Details

Assessment 100% Coursework.
Reference Reference books:

1. “Language Development” by E. Hoff (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/ Thomson Learning, 2001) 2. “Psychology of Language” by David W. Carroll (Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning) 4th edition (2004) 3. “Psychology of Reading” by Rayner and Pollatsek. (Prentice-Hall, 1989)

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