LIN 350 • 1-Language and the Brain
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
This course is designed to provide up-to-date information and theory regarding language representation in the brain. No prior background is assumed as a complete grounding in human neuroanatomy and neurophysiology is provided. Topics to be discussed include: (1) localizationist vs. holistic arguments for language representation in the brain; (2) brain scanning (PET, FMRI) studies; (3) the neuropathology of speech-language disturbance following brain injury, i.e., aphasia, dysarthria; (4) left-right hemispheric specializations. The format is informal lecture-style with class participation encouraged. Note packet available and essential.