PSYC 470

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: LING 470

Examines how the human brain encodes speech sounds, words, sentence structure, and meaning. Topics may include: neural bases of language development, sign language and language disorders; aphasia studies; functional imaging; electrophysiology.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 470, PSYC 370C (if taken in the same topic), LING 370C (if taken in the same topic), LING 470.
  • Cannot be used to satisfy the degree requirement for a 400-level seminar-style course in Psychology.


Undergraduate course in Psychology offered by the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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