Psychology of Language

Lecture Outlines

Nature of Language

Basic Linguistic Principles

Basic Cognitive Principles: Meaning, Semantics, and Representation

Basic Cognitive Principles: Perspective Taking

Language and Thought

Sentence Comprehension and Memory

Discourse Comprehension and Memory

Pragmatics: Conversational Implicature and Speech Acts

Pragmatics: Conversational Structure

Language Acquisition

Evolutionary and Biological Approaches