M.Phil in Linguistics:AustroasiaticJawaharlal Nehru University
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M.Phil in Linguistics:Austroasiatic
This course is a survey of current research in areas and issues in Biolinguistics. It also proposes to cover a variety of approaches to language design (as a biological system) and the evolution of language. Some of the major areas of research will be covered in the following sections:
s Acquisition of speech and language
s Cognition and perception studies through different disorders of communication.
s Studies in lateralization and localization of language in brain through imaging techniques.
s Genes and language/speech.
s Speech and voice patterns of genetically related people
s Language and evolution
Theories, Models and Approach to study of early speech and language development. Principals and Parameters hypothesis.
How is language acquired - in case of a normal child, a deaf child, a slow learner?
Structure and Function of Brain: Representation of Language in Brain, Theories and Models.
Brain Pathology and Language breakdown: Cognitive vs. Neurological disorders, Developmental vs. Acquired disorders, Clinical Aphasiology, Dyslexia
Issues in Neurolinguistics and Aphasiology