Neurolinguistics (9 hours)
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The goal of this module is for you to get familiar with what kinds of methods are used for measuring brain
activity and using it to address psycholinguistic questions. By the end of the module, hopefully you will be able to do the following things:
- Explain the differences between aphasiology, stimulation, hemodynamics, and electrophysiology, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each;
- Discuss and analyze the meaning of neurolinguistic data patterns and what they suggest regarding psycholinguistic questions.
This module includes seven tasks. The first task is compulsory for this module. After you finish the first task, you must complete three out of the
last six tasks in order to receive credit for completing this module.
- Intro to neurolinguistic methods (3 hours)
- Extra tasks
- Measuring aphasia (2 hours)
- fMRI (2 hours)
- The N400 (2 hours)
- The Lateralized Readiness Potential (2 hours)
- The Mismatch Negativity (2 hours)
- The N400 vs. the P600 (2 hours)
- Optional: discussion topics
by Stephen Politzer-Ahles. Last modified on 2021-07-15. CC-BY-4.0.