LINGUIST 437S - Language Development

Description
Focuses on a fundamentally unique human ability: learning language. Covers how young children first learn language, including: 1) how children figure out what sounds their language includes; 2) how infants learn words & their meanings; and (3) what kind of processes help babies figure out the grammar of their particular native language. Since young children understand more than they can say, this course also covers the methods available for figuring out what they know, based on experimental and observational data. Students will discuss and present recent research articles and new study ideas. Instructor: Bergelson
Attributes
Seminar Cross-listed in another department (SS) Social Sciences
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
14
Avg. Sections
1