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Admission requirements

None. Students who are not enrolled in the BA Linguistics should first contact the coordinator of studies. Self-enrollment for this course is not allowed.


This course provides a basic overview in subjects and methods of psycholinguistic research. The main aim of the course is to provide an introduction to core areas of psycholinguistics: lexicon, sentence structure, production and perception, as well as language and biology.

Course objectives

  • Students gain insights into the most important problems and concepts of language production and language comprehension.

  • Students become familiar with the most relevant psycholinguistic theories and models of language production and language comprehension.

  • Students are introduced to the most important psycholinguistic research methods for language production and language comprehension.


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Mode of instruction


Assessment method


Two written exams with closed questions (multiple choice). Both exams count for 50% towards the final grade and both exams need to be sufficient.

Both exams can be resat during the official 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.

Reading list

Trevor A. Harley (2014), The Psychology of Language. From Data to Theory (4th edition), Hove and New York: Psychology Press.


Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

Students – not registered as students BA Linguistics – whou would like to enrol in this course should first contact the coordinator of studies.

General information about uSis is available on this website

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

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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
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For questions regarding your studyprogress contact the Coordinator of Studies


Participation in the course is not obligatory for the examination, but is highly recommended.