LING440: Grammars and Cognition

Syllabus

Tentative Schedule

Date Topic Readings Assignment
Thurs. Jan 26 Introduction    
Tues. Jan 31 Production - Words
Reading Experimental Papers
Schriefers (1990), p. 86-92 RR1
Thurs. Feb 2 Production - Words
Reading Experimental Papers
Schriefers (1990), p. 92-100 RR2
Friday Feb. 3     Lab 1a due
Tues. Feb 7 Production - Sentences    
Thurs. Feb 9 Production - Sentences Momma, Slevc & Phillips (2015) RR3
Tues. Feb 14 Production - Phonological Representation Fromkin (1971) p. 27-36 RR4
Wed. Feb 15     Lab 1b due
Lab 1b data
Thurs. Feb 16 Production - Aphasia    
Tues. Feb 21 Sentence Comprehension and Memory Miller & Isard (1964) RR5
Thurs. Feb 23 Sentence Comprehension and Memory Sturt (2003), p. 542-553 (Exp. 1 only) RR6
Tues. Feb 28 Sentence Comprehension and Memory in L2 Cunnings (2016), p. 1-4
Schlueter et al. (2017) conference abstract
RR7
Thurs. March 2 Sentence Comprehension and Syntactic Prediction    
Friday March 3     Lab 2 due
Lab 2 data
Tues. March 7 Sentence Comprehension and Syntactic Prediction in L2 Omaki & Schulz (2011) RR8
Thurs. March 9 Sentence Comprehension and Lexical Prediction Borovsky et al. (2012)  
Tues. March 14 Sentence Comprehension and Lexical Prediction Chow et al. manuscript RR9
Thurs. March 16 MIDTERM    
Tues. March 21
SPRING BREAK
Thurs. March 23
SPRING BREAK
Tues. March 28 Lab 4 planning and fMRI intro    
Thurs. March 30 **fMRI talk - Russ Poldrack at 1103 BRB    
Tues. April 4 Speech perception and its neural bases Ladefoged on speech (p. 31-51) RR10
Thurs. April 6 Speech perception and reading Dehaene excerpt RR11 - proposal brainstorming
Friday, April 7     Lab 3 due
Tues. April 11 Speech Perception in Context Ladefoged & Broadbent (1957) RR12
Wednesday, April 12     Lab 4a due
Thurs. April 13 Categorical Perception Goldstone and Hendricks (2010), p. 1-5
RR13
Tues. April 18 Categorical Perception Kazanina, Phillips, & Idsardi (2006) RR14
Thurs. April 20 Categorical Perception Kharlamov, Campbell, & Kazanina (2011) RR15
Tues. April 25 Acquisition and Innateness Eimas et al. (1971)
Kuhl & Miller (1975)
RR16
Thurs. April 27 Acquisition and Innateness    
Friday April 28     First draft of proposal due
Tues. May 2 Acquisition and Innateness Weikum et al. (2012) RR17
Thurs. May 4 Acquisition and Innatenesss Dehaene Ch. 2 (p. 53-82; 93-98) RR18
Monday May 8     Lab 4b due
Lab 4b data
Tues. May 9 Acquisition and Innateness Dehaene Ch. 3 (p. 122-150) RR19
Thurs. May 11 no class    
Friday May 12     Final draft of proposal due
Friday May 19, 10:30am FINAL EXAM