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LING415 Psycholinguistics

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Examination of the processes of perceiving and producing speech, including categorical perception, speech development, and their relation to linguistic theory. Includes a research component.

Psycholinguistics is the study of how our mind and body actually process language. Each year, the students and lecturer will select an area upon which to conduct a short research project. We then jointly read the literature, develop a methodology, collect data, and analyse it. The emphasis is on hands-on research with tasks shared among the group.

Paper title Psycholinguistics
Paper code LING415
Subject Linguistics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,154.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,801.79

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LING 315
Limited to
GDipSLT, PGDipArts, BA(Hons)
Teaching staff
Dr Hunter Hatfield

Research articles from the library. To be advised.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Implement experimental procedures
  • Design and conduct original research
  • Work in a team to study speech
  • Write an original brief scientific article

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22