Speech & Hearing Sciences | Social and Cognitive Factors Related to Speech and Language
S512 | 3966 | Ballard/Anderson
This course will explore how social factors such as age, gender,
ethnicity, and culture interact with language form and use. In
addition, the course will examine how language influences and is
influenced by cognitive processes including attention,categorization,
information processing and retrieval, and short and long term memory.
The course will provide an introduction to fundamental concepts in
these areas and discussion of applying information to clinical
practice in Speech-Language Pathology.