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Science of Language

This course provides an overview of the scientific study of the human language faculty, focusing on the cognitive & neural processing mechanisms that underlie linguistic knowledge & use. We describe contemporary approaches to delineating levels of language structure & review various scientific methodologies used to study language. Topics include language knowledge & use as well as language change & variation.
Course #
CSCD-UE 110
Units
4
Term
Fall, Spring
Department
Liberal Arts Core

Professors

Adam Buchwald

Associate Professor; Director, PhD Program

buchwald@nyu.edu