Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Ling 233 Language and Mind

General introduction to what languages are like, how they are used, and how they vary, focusing on how language is learned and produced. Some questions that will be addressed include: Is language innate? Is it unique to humans? How is language related to thought or to culture? How is language represented in the brain? How is language acquired in different cultures and different circumstances?


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