Introductory course about the representation of language in the brain, in which the following topics are discussed: neuroanatomy, aphasia, language disorders in children, neurocognitive methods (ERP, fMRI), and potentially bilingualism and sign language.
After completing the course, students will have acquired basic knowledge of disorders during language acquisition, language comprehension, and language production as well as of the most important neurolinguistic findings and theories in these areas.
Mode of instruction
Two written exams with closed questions (multiple choice). Both exams count for 50% towards the final grade and both exams have to be sufficient.
Both exams can be resat in the same resit.
inspection and feedback
How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.
David Kemmerer (2015), Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, New York, NY: Psychology Press.
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on the website
Students - not registered as students BA Linguistics – who would like to enroll in this course should first contact the Coordinator of studies
If this course is full, students who are enrolled in the BA Linguistics programme will receive priority.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
For questions related to the content of the course, please contact the lecturer, you can find their contact information by clicking on their name in the sidebar.
For questions regarding enrollment please contact the Education Administration Office Reuvensplaats
E-mail address Education Administration Office Reuvensplaats: firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding your studyprogress contact the Coordinator of Studies
Attending the lectures is not mandatory for the examination, but is highly recommended.