BCSC 261: Language Use & Understanding

Cross-listed: LING 241/PSYC 261
Prerequisites: BCSC 110 or BCSC 111 or BCSC 112, and BCSC 152
Offered: Fall

Explores the cognitive mechanisms used to speak and understand language, with a special focus on contextually situated language use. Studies the moment-by-moment processes underlying language production and comprehension, including how speakers choose words and phrases and how listeners understand them.