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 1, 2020 al Nov 20, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Language and Languages Learning
Neural Basis of Language
Inborn Deficits of Language
Acquired Deficits of Language

Syllabus

Language Learning

Language learning in newborns
Cooing
Lallation
Innate Factors: LAD, LASS
Critical Periods
Scholar Age
McGurk effect

Learning of multiple languages

Bilingualism
Revised Hierarchical Model
Bilingual Word Processing
Neural Basis of Bilinguals
American Sign Language

Neural Basis of Language
Anatomy and Lesions
Language Areas Variability
Category Specific Areas
Hemispheric Specialization for Language
Split-Brain: Right Olfactory Anomia, Left Tactile Anomia
Linguistic Abilities of the Right Hemisphere

Congenital Deficits of Language
Global Deafness
Down Syndrome
Autistic Syndrome
Superficial and Phonological Dyslexia
Dysgraphia

Acquired Deficits of Language

Anterior and Posterior Lesions
Fluent and Non-Fluent Afasia
Broca's Afasia
Wernicke's Afasia
Sensory and Motor Transcortical Afasia
Conduction Afasia

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





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