SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentJunior Class A, Department of English Junior Class B, Department of English
Course NameIntroducion to Psycholinguistics
InstructorSAH WEN-HUI
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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Week



Content



Assignment



1



Scope of psycholinguistic research



PL: Ch1



2



Psychological mechanisms



PL: Ch 3



3



Psychological mechanisms



PL: Ch 3



4



Perception for language



InPsy: Ch 7



5



Holiday



 



6



Perception for language



InPsy: Ch 7



7



Spoken word recognition



InPsy: Ch 8; SA: 18-25



8



Spoken word recognition



InPsy: Ch 8



9



Mid-term Exam



 



10



Visual word recognition



InPsy: Ch 9; SA: 26-31



11



Visual word recognition



InPsy: Ch 9; SA: 102-105



12



Visual word recognition



InPsy: Ch 9;



13



Language development



TPL: Ch 4 (pp. 104-145)



Berko Gleason/Patricia Kuhl



14



Language development



TPL: Ch 4 (pp. 104-145)



15



Language, culture, and cognition



TPL: Ch 3 (pp. 88-99)



16



Language, culture, and cognition



TPL: Ch 3 (pp. 88-99)



17



Oral Presentation



 



18



Paper due



 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Attendance & Class participation 30%



Mid-term exam 25%



Oral presentation 10%



Written report 35%


Textbook & Reference

(1) Books and on-line resource



Aitchison, J. (2004). The articulate mammal: An introduction to psycholinguistics. 4th ed. London: Routledge.



Carroll, D.W. (2008). Psychology of language. 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. (PL)



Field, J. (2004). Psycholinguistics: The key concepts. London: Routledge.



Gazzaniga, M. &Mangun, G. (2014). The cognitive neurosciences. 5th ed. MIT Press.



Gernsbacher, M. A. (ed.) (1994). Handbook of psycholinguistics. San Diego: Academic Press.



Gianfranco, Denes. (2011). Talking heads: The neuroscience of language. Taylor & Francis



Gleason, J.B. & Ratner, N.B. (ed.) (2012). Development of language. 8th ed. New York: Macmillan.



Gleason, J.B. & Ratner, N.B. (eds.) (1998). Psycholinguistics. 2nd ed. Orlando: Harcourt Brace.



Harley, Trevor A. (2010). Talking the Talk: Language, Psychology and Science. New York, NY: Psychology Press.



Harley, T. (2014). The psychology of language: From data to theory. 4th ed. New York, NY: Psychology Press. (TPL)



Jay, T. B. (2003). The psychology of language. New Jersey: Pearson Education.



Ludden, David C. (2015). The psychology of language: An integrated approach. SAGE Publications



Ortega, Lourdes. (2009). Understanding second language acquisition. Oxford Univ Press.



Matthews, Danielle (ed.) (2014). Pragmatic development in first language acquisition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.



Menn, Lise, & Dronkers, Nina F. (2015). Psycholinguistics: Introduction and Applications, 2nd ed. Plural Publishing.



Peterson, C. (2008). Research review: Narrative development 25-36 months. In L.M. Phillips (Ed.), Handbook of language and literacy development: A Roadmap from 0-60 Months.[online], pp. 1-6. London, ON: Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network. Available at: Handbook of language and literacy development



Rueckl, Jay G., Paz-Alonsoc, Pedro M., Molfese, Peter J., Kuod, Wen-Jui, Bicke, Atira, Frost, Stephen,…, and Frost, Ram. (2015). Universal brain signature of proficient reading: Evidence from four contrasting languages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 112 (50) 15510–15515. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509321112



Tomasello, M. (2000). The item-based nature of children's early syntactic development. In M. Tomasello and E. Bates (eds.), Language development: The essential reading, (pp. 169-186). Malden, MA: Blackwell.



Traxler, Matthew J. (2012). Introduction to psycholinguistics: Understanding language science. John Wiley & Sons Inc.



Warren, Paul. (2013). Introducing psycholinguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. (InPsy)



(2) Films



BBC Brain story (VB 598.916248)



CSMI (https://www.indiana.edu/~cogfilms/): an online collection of movies showcasing various themes in cognitive science



        Human Language Series (VC 410 H918)


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