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November 19, 2022

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Description

Hands-on experience designing, conducting, analyzing, and presenting experiments on the structure and processing of human language.

Focuses on constructing, conducting, analyzing, and presenting an original and independent experimental project of publishable quality. Develops skills in reading and writing scientific research reports in cognitive science, including evaluating the methods section of a published paper, reading and understanding graphical displays and statistical claims about data, and evaluating theoretical claims based on experimental data. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided

Course Curriculum

  • Course introduction and overview Unlimited
  • Quantitative methods in syntax & semantics research Unlimited
  • Language as communication (2) Unlimited
  • Language processing over a noisy channel Unlimited
  • Language processing over a noisy channel/locality Unlimited
  • Noisy channel/memory in sentence processing Unlimited
  • What makes a long-distance extraction unacceptable? Unlimited
  • Pragmatics: the use of referring expressions Unlimited
  • The on-line computation of pragmatic information Unlimited
  • The Foreign Language Effect: Thinking in a Foreign Tongue Reduces Decision Biases Unlimited
  • Syntactic Priming Unlimited
  • Color Language Unlimited
  • Language and Thought: Number Unlimited
  • Culture and Language: Recursion Unlimited

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