Prereqs: LING 3701 (371), 3701H (371H), or 5000 (601); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for LING 615.
Web site: http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~schuler/courses/5701. The updated syllabus, assignments, slides, etc. will be posted here, so check it regularly.
Textbook: The majority of reading assignments may be found in the required text, available online and locally at the OSU Barnes and Noble bookstore on High St.
"Introduction to Psycholinguistics: Understanding Language Science," Matthew J. Traxler. John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2011. ISBN 978-1-40-519862-2. Additional readings will be available via download from the instructors' course pages (Carmen).
|Wk||Due: Tuesday (11:59PM)||Lecture: Wednesday||Due: Thursday (11:59PM)||Lecture: Friday|
|1||8/27 Overview / course logistics||(session cancelled)|
|2||9/2 Traxler ch1 pp. 27‐29||9/3 Overview of field||9/4 Traxler ch2 pp. 37‐54||9/5 Production models, boxologies|
|3||9/9 Tom Mitchell video lecture||9/10 Cortex, cognitive states, and lemmas||9/11 Traxler ch8 pp. 305‐320||9/12 Dialogue|
|4||9/16 Pickering & Garrod '04 pp. 169‐190||9/17 Dialogue, student-led presentation||9/18 Traxler ch2 pp. 54‐71||9/19 Speech perception|
|5||9/23 Strand '99||9/24 Speech perception, student-led presentation||9/25 Traxler ch9 pp. 325‐343||9/26 Speech segmentation|
|6||9/30 Thiessen & al. '05; Bortfeld & al. '05||10/1 Speech segmentation, student-led presentation||10/2 Traxler ch3 pp. 97‐116||10/3 neural net exercise handout
Word processing, neural nets (TRACE), semantic spaces
|7||10/7 Traxler ch3 pp. 116‐128; choose among Language & Cognitive Processes '96, others||10/8 Word processing: experimental approaches||10/9 Traxler ch3 pp. 79‐97, neural net exercise due||10/10 neural net exercise debrief
Word processing: cohort, semantic nets
|8||10/14 Traxler ch4 pp. 141‐166||10/15 Sentence processing: history, ambiguity, eye tracking||10/16 Speer & Blodgett '06||10/17 Sentence processing: prosody|
|9||10/21 Lee & Watson '11||10/22 Sentence processing: prosody, student-led presentation||10/23 Traxler ch4 pp. 166‐180; Pickering & Barry '91 pp. 24‐29 ONLY||10/24 Sentence processing: categories, argument structure, unbounded dependencies|
|10||10/28 Fedorenko & al. '13||10/29 Sentence processing: memory, student-led presentation||10/30 Pickering & van Gompel '06 pp. 469‐488, proposal abstract and draft references due||10/31 Sentence processing: surprisal, context, reanalysis|
|11||11/4 Levy '08||11/5 Sentence processing: surprisal, context, reanalysis, student-led presentation||11/6 Traxler ch9 pp. 344‐360||11/7 Acquisition of sentence processing|
|12||11/11 Arnold & al. '00||11/12 Acquisition of sentence processing, student-led presentation||11/13 Traxler ch6 pp. 241‐260, annotated bibliography due||11/14 Reference|
|13||11/18 Almor & Eimas '08||11/19 Reference, student-led presentation||11/20 Traxler ch10 pp. 369‐404||11/21 Reading|
|15||12/2 Hsu & al. '09, Breen & Clifton '11||12/3 Reading, student-led presentation||12/4 TBA, methods and materials due||12/5 overflow day|
|16||(end of semester)|
|17||12/16 project due|
Successful course participation involves:
All deadlines specified in this syllabus are firm, meaning that no late submissions will be accepted barring documented medical or other emergencies.
Students with Disabilities:
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