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Psycholinguistics is a branch of linguistics and psychology that explores linguistic competence and performance. Some of the major research interests of psycholinguists are the psychological processes involved in representing or encoding speech, comprehending and producing speech, and language acquisition. To study these processes, we utilize a variety of methodologies and theoretical orientations. Our department specializes in first and second language acquisition, sentence processing, speech perception, and cognitive psychology applied to second language acquisition.

Psycholinguistics Courses
CourSes Descriptions
LING 0090 Language and Computation
LING 1330/2330 Introduction to Computational Linguistics
LING 1580 Language and the Mind
LING 2384 Introduction to Natural Language Processing
LING 2945 Psycholinguistics
LING 2949 Seminar in Neurolinguistics