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Language and Mind

This two-week introductory course, taught in January, is designed to build interest for students and researchers in the field of language and mind. Thelecture notesprovide an overview of the field, and therelated resourceslink to areas that can provide more information for further study. Thestudy materialsare designed to focus on the important topics in this field.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the fi...

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This two-week introductory course, taught in January, is designed to build interest for students and researchers in the field of language and mind. Thelecture notesprovide an overview of the field, and therelated resourceslink to areas that can provide more information for further study. Thestudy materialsare designed to focus on the important topics in this field.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.This course will address some fundamental questions regarding human language: (1) how language is represented in our minds; (2) how language is acquired by children; (3) how language is processed by adults; (4) the relationship between language and thought; (5) exploring how language is represented and processed using brain imaging methods; and (6) computational modeling of human language acquisition and processing.

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Prof. Ted Gibson
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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