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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Introduction to the Pyschology of Language

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam


The objective of this course is to understand the psychological processes involved inlanguage production, acquisition & comprehension. Students will be expected to learnhow words & sentences are formed, spoken & understood. Also, how language as acognitive function plays its role in overall cognition (i.e. thought & understanding of theworld)


Week 1  :  Introduction to Language.
Week 2  :  Language Development
Week 3  :  Understanding Words 
Week 4  :  Speech Production and Comprehension
Week 5  :  Sentence Processing
Week 6  :  Reading
Week 7  :  Language Disorders
Week 8  :  Special Topics in Psychology of Language

Taught by

Prof. Ark Verma

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