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What is Psycholinguistics

What is Psycholinguistics

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What is psycholinguistics?
The three primary processes investigated inpsycholinguistics•Language Comprehension•Language Production•Language Acquisition 
Psycholinguistics is a branch of cognitive science
 
What will be covered in this class?
 
• How do we produce and recognizespeech?• How do we perceive words, letters, andsentences?• How do we learn and recall informationfrom texts?• How can we improve texts to make themeasier to understand?• How does the brain function to processlanguage?• What are the causes and effects of reading disabilities?• Is there language in other species?
Central themes in psycholinguistics
1)
What knowledge of language is needed for us to uselanguage?
Tacit (implicit) knowledge vs. Explicit knowledge• tacit: knowledge of how to performsomething, but not aware of full rules
 
• explicit: knowledge of the processes of mechanisms in performing that thing 2)
What cognitive processes are involved in theordinary use of language?
How do we understand a lecture, read a book, hold aconversation?Cognitive processes: perception, memory, thinking,learning
 Some definitions of basic components oflanguage:
Semantics
: The meaning of words and sentences
Syntax
: The grammatical arrangement of words in asentence or phrase
Phonology
: The sound pattern of language
 Pragmatics
: How language is used in a social context

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