PSYCH 240A - Proseminar: Biological, Cognitive, and Language Development

Description
Survey of the biology of the nervous system and behavior; the cellular interactions during development in animals and humans, including neurogenesis, synaptogenesis, cell death and synapse elimination; and the genetic and experiential determinants of neural development. Exploration of the origins and development of knowledge from infancy through childhood; the development of children's concepts across multiple domains including physics, biology, math, and psychology. Survey of facts and theories of language acquisition; focus on what learners acquire and the role of input in the process; review of phonology, syntax, and morphology. Class Notes: Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2018
Offered
Th
Avg. Class Size
30
Avg. Sections
1