Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 3371

Language and the Mind

Introduction to psychological processes for producing and understanding speech, the means by which these processes arise in the child, and their bases in the brain.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 1100, 1100H, Ling 2000, 2000H, 4000 or permission of instructor Crosslisted with LING 3701

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Build & enhance personal relationships



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self regulation 
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Enhance teamwork capacity

Psychology Major:


Psychology Minors:

General Education: GE Social Science: Individuals and Groups

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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