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Course SO-12-26.3000-K-7

Neural Basis of Language (2S, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 S Seminar 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2S) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [SO-CSP] Cognitive Science and Psychology
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: presentation or oral examination
  • Examination number (Study achievement): 38256 ("Neural Basis of Language")


  • to introduce and familiarize students with the relationship between brain and language
  • to familiarize students with ways in which language and the brain are investigated
  • to understand how language is represented in the “typical” brain
  • to provide a foundation for students to understand how language breaks down as a result of acquired brain injury
  • to understand how language is represented and breaks down in bi/multilingual brains and in visuospatial languages

(i.e. sign language)

  • to give students the practical skills to properly report, review, and reference research articles in the field

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [SO-12-26.3000-K-7]

Module Name Context
[SO-08.2605-M-6] Language and Linguistics Specialized Seminars WP: Obligation to choose 2S, 3.0 LP
[SO-15-26091-M-5] Cognitive Neuroscience - Specialized Seminars WP: Obligation to choose 2S, 3.0 LP