LSA 112: Experimental semantics

Teenie Matlock | session 1 | MW 1:30 – 3:15, 105 Stanley Hall

This course surveys techniques, methods, and approaches in the emerging field of experimental cognitive linguistics. The focus is on cognitive semantics and everyday language, including figurative language, spatial language, language in technological domains, language for novel or abstract domains, and linguistic motivation.

Reading: Selected materials available online.

Areas of linguistics: Language and thought; Language development and psycholinguistics; Syntax, semantics, and morphology

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