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PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectPsychology
Number & Suffix: 101
Full UC Title: PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE 
Transcript Title: PSY OF LANGUAGE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: People communicate, for the most part, through language. Language (speaking, listening, reading and writing) is so ordinary and commonplace that we often forget that it is actually a highly complex and miraculous capacity, with its own specific laws and peculiarities. Understanding the properties of the language system is very important for understanding and clarifying the process of communication. This course covers the following topics: how psychologists and linguists view the structure and functioning of the human mind and the place of language competence in it; how a language is acquired and the difference between language acquisition by children and acquisition by adults; the processes that take place in our heads when we perceive and interpret the written or spoken language; impairments in the ability to use language and how are they related to defects (congenital or acquired) in the brains; how and where language knowledge and language processing is represented in the brain, and how we can make its investigation measurable and visible; the genetic basis of language; how participants in a conversation understand each other's intentions. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE 
Partner University Department: Languages, Literature, and Communication 
Partner University Course Number: TW1V13002