Video – Language (Crash Course)
Video – Early Language Development
How Do We Communicate?: Language in the Brain, Mouth and the Hands
Language - Course Map and Recommended Resources
How to Use this Guide
This guide provides information and resources on introducing the field of psychology as a science in an Introduction to Psychology course. All resources are Open Access and can be downloaded or added to a Course Management System (LMS) via the hyperlinks.
This section covers the topic of language. We will explore how psychologists define language as well as the key components of language. In addition, will describe how language develops.
Define language and basic properties of language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics)
Explain theories of language development
Cross Cutting Themes
Discuss how language develops in infants.
Variations in Human Functioning
Cultural and Social Diversity
This material can be found in the language section of the Thinking and Intelligence chapter of OpenStax. This material defines language as well as its key components.
This material is found in the language section of the Thinking and Intelligence chapter of OpenStax. This section discusses how language develops.
This is CrashCourse video #16 by Hank Green titled “Language”. It discusses phonemes, morphemes, grammar, receptive and productive language, babbling, and how we acquire language.
Early Language Development (Video)
This is a goCognitive video by Angela Fried that discusses language development in infants.
This is a lecture that is part of Introduction to Psychology Open Yale Courses. Professor Paul Bloom discusses the major components of language. He also describes theories of how language is acquired as well as some similarities across different languages.