Study programme 2020-2021Français
Programme component of Advanced Master's in Language SciencesResearch Institute for Language science and Technology

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UL-S1-SCLANG-225-MOptional UEPICCALUGA MyriamR350 - Service de l'Institut de Recherche en Sciences et Technologies du Langage
  • PICCALUGA Myriam

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français30000055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SMSL-235Epistemological Aspects of Psycholinguistics150000Q1
P-SMSL-236Cognitive Models of Language Functions150000Q1
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Have a complete understanding. Analyse any communicative situation (real or depicted) in reference to the theoretical and methodological frameworks within various scientific approaches to language.
    • Master and appropriately mobilise knowledge and methodological approaches to understand and explain the normal/atypical/pathological functioning of individuals, groups or organisations, using any form of language.
    • Analyse and model a communicative situation (individually or collectively) by critically selecting isolated theories and suitable methodological approaches.

Learning Outcomes of UE

The course is devoted to the study of cognitive processes involved in perception, comprehension and production of spoken and written (empirical data and models).
A description of research methods specific to psycholinguistics (lexical decision, priming, ..) as well as current issues and current research (Connectionism, theories of language acquisition, textual linguistics, language engineering, imaging techniques cerebral dialectics invariance-variance) is also proposed.

Content of UE

Objectives, evolution and methods in psycholinguistics. Speech perception and lexical access; empirical and theoretical data and models. Production: empirical and theoretical data and models. Reading: mechanisms involved and the role of orthographic and phonological coding.

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Cours magistraux

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SMSL-235Not applicable
P-SMSL-236Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SMSL-235Not applicable
P-SMSL-236*X. Seron & M. Van Der Linden (éds), Traité de neuropsychologie clinique, Paris : De Boeck-Solal , 2013.
* Nespoulous, J.L. (2016). La neuro (psycho) linguistique. Emergence, évolution et perspectives d'une discipline à la croisée des chemins. In S. Pinto & M.Sato (eds).Traité de neurolinguistique. Du cerveau au langage. De Boeck: Louvain-La-Neuve, p 1-12.
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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