Cognition and Language (251014)

Learning Outcomes

Give the students a profound knowledge about classic and contemporary cognition and language theories.
Encourage the students to develop the capacity to explore cognition and languagem in it’s relation to human experience.
Develop in the students the hability to analyse, reflect and to have a critical approach to the subjects about cognition and language.

Study Program

1.    Cognition and language: concepts’ definition and evolution.
2.    Main stages in the study of cognition and language.
3.    Classical and contemporary approaches to the study of cognition and language.
4.    Animal and artificial cognition and language.
5.    Language, communication and cognition.
6.    Oral and written language: acquisition and development.
7.    Main disorders of language in children, adolescents and adults.



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Tijus, C. (2003). Introdução à psicologia cognitiva. Climepsi.