Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PSY 329 The Psychology of Language


3 cr.


PSY 101 and PSY 201 or permission of the chair.

Course Description

This course will examine the role of language and reading in human behavior. Students will learn about the structural aspects of language, including brain structures responsible for language and reading, as well as how humans interpret, remember, and utilize language to engage in everyday behavior. Topics include reading and language development and utilization, as well as why we sometimes have problems with these skills.