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EN 300: Modern Theories of Grammar: Language and the Brain

Language and the Brain Overview

"By learning about how the brain acquires, stores and processes language, we can investigate whether the models that linguists propose to account for certain linguistic phenomena are plausible or even possible models."

Vedrana Mihalicek and Christina Wilson (Eds.) 2011. Language Files: Materials for an Introduction to Language and Linguistics. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 356.

The Brain

Fastfission "User-FastFission-brain.gif" as appeared on <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:User-FastFission-brain.gif> May 20, 2014.

Databases

Frequent Research Focuses

Need Ideas? Here are some areas researchers explore.

  • Early Cognitive Development
  • Modularity
  • Private Speech
  • Aphasia
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Specific Language Impairment