LING 111 Language and Mind, Honors
A study of the relation between language and the human mind, focusing on language as a fundamental aspect of human cognition. Topics include what is innate and what is learned during first and second language acquisition, how we process language, and whether there are areas of the brain specialized for language. Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program, or by consent of instructor.
Because language is a window into the mind. Linguistics provides an understanding of the human capacity to acquire, perceive, and produce language and of language’s role in contemporary society.
...C&T 100 and LING 106 fulfill KU...I 5 or FREN 111 Introduction to French...