Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5140. Neurobiology of Language: Typical and Atypical Cognition and Language Development

Also offered as: PSYC 5445

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students in PSYC, SLHS, PNB; others with consent of instructor. Recommended preparation: one of COGS 5110, 5120, 5130, 5150; LING 5110; PSYC 5440; or SLHS 5348.

Grading Basis: Graded

Survey of current research on language acquisition in developmentally delayed/pathological populations, including but not restricted to Autism, Williams Syndrome, Down Syndrome, and Specific Language Impairment. Examination of what the language delays and deficits reveal about each disorder, the processes of language acquisition, the representation and organization of language, and the biology/neuropsychology/genetics of language.

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