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PSY-PC 3190: Language and the Brain

PSY-PC 3190. Language and the Brain

Learn brain anatomy underlying language. Understand nonscientific methods used to study language such as neuroimaging and Lesion approaches. Explore brain basis of the lexical processing of nouns, verbs and morphology, and the comprehension of sentences. Investigate the neural substrate and behavioral manifestation of language disorders such as aphasia. Examine the cortical machinery of reading and writing, and their disorders such as dyslexia and dysgraphia. Develop the ability to critically evaluate the literature. [3]