Introduction to Psycholinguistics

  • Duration 14h 34m 32s
  • Total Enrolled 15
  • Last Update June 17, 2020

About Course

This course is an introduction to psycholinguistics. In this, you will learn the basics of this discipline and test your understanding through exercises.


Psycholinguistics is the study of language from a psychological perspective.

In this course, you will learn the basics of this discipline and test your understanding through the various exercises at the end of each chapter.

This course is designed for anyone interested in how language functions.



Psycholinguistics” by Wikiversity is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

What Will I Learn?

  • Learn about the foundations of the discipline.
  • Understand how language is perceived.
  • See the relationship between language and music; language and arithmetic.
  • Understand how language is produced
  • Understand how language is acquired
  • Learn about language disorders.

Topics for this course

41 Lessons14h 34m 32s


History and Major Theories22:24
Learning Exercise
Language and Thought21:53
Learning Exercise
Language and the Brain11:33
Learning Exercise
Hemispheric Lateralization of Language20:20
Learning Exercise
Connectionist Models16:18

Language Perception

Language and Other Human Cognitive Artefacts

Language Output

Language Acquisition

Language Disorder

About the instructors

Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university, including professional training and informal learning.
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Introduction to Psycholinguistics

Material Includes

  • Texts
  • Audios
  • Exercises
  • References

Target Audience

  • People interested in linguistics.


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