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Psycholinguistics: Language Processing - LAN00031M

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  • Department: Language and Linguistic Science
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Nino Grillo
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23
    • See module specification for other years: 2021-22

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Autumn Term 2022-23

Module aims

The course aims to introduce you to central areas of psycholinguistic theory and research:

  • speech perception
  • language production
  • language comprehension
  • language and the brain
  • language in special populations
  • theoretical approaches

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should:

  • Have a good understanding of key issues in psycholinguistics
  • Be familiar with methods in psycholinguistic research
  • Be familiar with major results in the areas of psycholinguistics covered
  • Be able to critically evaluate some of the issues involved in psycholinguistics


Task Length % of module mark
Dossier of Exercises
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Re-Assessment Essay
N/A 100

Module feedback

Frequent exercises with feedback provided throughout the term

Indicative reading

A reading pack will be provided and supplemented by handouts that summarise lecture topics not covered in the reading pack.

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