Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Philosophy and Theory of Language - PSICOLOGIA COGNITIVA DEL LINGUAGGIO

Course code
4S000167
Name of lecturer
Massimo Girelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 2, 2018 al Nov 23, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Human Language Study
Oral and written language comprehension
Oral and written language production

Syllabus

Psicologia Cognitiva del Linguaggio

Programma Svolto

Language

Comprehension and Production
Hemispheric Specialization and Manual Preference
Language Neuroanatomical substrates
Vocal and No-Vocal, Linguistic and No-Linguistic features
Language in Primates
Neuroanatomical localization of Semantic, Syntactic, Phonological and Prosodic features of human language
Fast Mapping

Language Cognitive Psychology

- Language and Communication
- Language and Communication of Thoughts
- No-verbal communication

Comprehension

Auditory Comprehension
Sounds segmentation
Syllable
Semantic Priming
Syntactic analysis
Words recognition
Logogen Model
Pandemonium Model
Comprehension: Reading
Grapheme-Phoneme transformation
Phonological and Assembled strategy
Reading and eye movements
Syntactic Analyzer: Minimal Attachement, Delayed Closing, Minimal Chain
Electrophysiological correlates of Word Comprehension
N400 e Cloze Probability
P600, ELAN, LAN

Production

Production: Planning and Execution
Conversation
Writing
Alphabetical and Logographic systems

Mirror System and Language

Description of the Mirror System in primates and in humans
Imitation
Mirros System and Language, Gestures as Protolanguage

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
C. CACCIARI Psicologia del linguaggio Il Mulino: Bologna 2011 8815110402

Assessment methods and criteria

multiple choice test: 15 questions with 3 response options each

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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