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Seminar on Language and Thought
PSYC 357
Fall 2010 not offered

This course is an advanced seminar on the relationship between language and thought, a central question in cognitive science and a very active area of research and theory in recent years. Students will be exposed to theoretical and empirical work evaluating the hypothesis that the language you speak influences or even determines the thoughts you can think. The case studies to be evaluated will include object kinds, number, spatial relations, time, gender, theory of mind, and causality.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Writing
Students will learn how to critically interpret research findings and evaluate them in light of current theories.
Students will write weekly response papers and a major final research paper.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)

Last Updated on MAY-24-2024
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