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Module code:PLING153(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Psycholinguistics: General Processing
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
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Module prerequisites:none 
Module outline:This course provides an introduction to the mechanisms and types of information people use to recognise, comprehend and produce words and sentences of natural languages. A selection from the following topics will be covered: - Psychology of reading: deep versus shallow processing - Priming & frequency effects - Introduction to Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis - Spoken Word Recognition - Sentence Processing - Semantic Interpretation - Context and Reference Assignment  
Module aims:- To introduce the field experimental psychology as it applies to language processing. - To discuss key discoveries in the field and compare the major theoretical frameworks - To introduce students to experimental methodologies including the very basics of inferential statistics - To develop the ability to read primary literature in Psycholinguistics  
Module objectives:- That students understand how theories and models are evaluated in experimental psychology - To understand key concepts and theories from the field of Psycholinguistics as it applies to language processing - To understand how quantitative methods are applied in Psycholinguistic research  
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Module assessment:Portfolio of coursework (3,000 words) 100.00%. 
Notes:not taught in 2012/13 
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