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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
Seminar surveying a cross-section of modern theories, methods, and research pertaining to the origin and evolution of language. Considers evidence from psychology, the cognitive neurosciences, comparative psychology, and computational modeling of evolutionary processes. Topics for discussion may include: What does the fossil record tell us about language evolution? What can we learn from comparative perspectives on neurobiology and behavior? Can apes really learn language? Did language come about through natural selection? What were the potential preadaptations for language? What is the relationship between phylogeny and ontogeny?
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: any one course in psychology or human development.
Distribution Category (ETM-AS, KCM-AS)
Comments Offered alternate years.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- T Uris Hall 205
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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