Psychology of Language I (Introduction)

Course Information
TitleΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΓΛΩΣΣΑΣ Ι (ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ) / Psychology of Language I (Introduction)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600020289

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 248
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Not applicable
Learning Outcomes
Students who have successfully completed the course are expected to a) acquire knowledge of the concepts and theoretical models of the psychology of language b) understand the evolution of language c) acquire knowledge of the meaning of the linguistic components, i.e., phonology, syntax, semantics d) will comprehend the importance of the linguistic research and clinical practice e) will become famililiar with the basic language disorders in children and adults
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Definition of the psychology of language. Development of language ability and communication in humans and animals. Linguistic components (phonology, syntax, semantics) and their relationship to other cognitive functions (memory, learning). Basic theoretical models of human speech, writing, discourse and sign language. Basic language disorders observed in children and adults.
Psychology of Language, Communication, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Discourse, Language disorders
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Peer reviewed Articles
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
All material will be uploaded on elearning (
Course Organization
Reading Assigment230.9
Written assigments271.0
Student Assessment
It is highly recommended that students consistently attend the lectures. At the end of the semester students will be evaluated through written exams, that will contribute 90% of the grade on the course. Ten percent of the grade will be calculated through a written assignment during the semenster. The students may be asked to present their assignment in class.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Νευροεπιστήμη της γλώσσας. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 17418. Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2004 Συγγραφείς: Brown Colin M.,Hagoort Peter. ISBN: 978-960-12-1304-0. Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS - ΑΝΩΝΥΜΟΣ ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑ ΓΡΑΦΙΚΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΩΝ
Additional bibliography for study
1) Η ΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΓΛΩΣΣΑΣ ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΠΡΑΞΗ ΣΤΗ ΘΕΩΡΙΑ, HARLEY TREVOR, UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS, 2008. 2) Ψυχολογία της Γλώσσας Γνωστική προσέγγιση της παραγωγής των λέξεων, Patrick Bonin, Gutenberg, 2012 3) Βλάχος Φ. (2018). Εγκέφαλος μάθηση και ειδική αγωγή. Αθήνα: Gutenberg. 4) Bογινδρούκας, Ι., Οκαλίδου, Α. & Σταυρακάκη, Σ. (Επιμέλεια) (2010). Αναπτυξιακές γλωσσικές διαταραχές: Από τη βασική έρευνα στην κλινική πράξη. Θεσσαλονίκη. Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο. 5) Kωνσταντίνου, Μ. & Κοσμίδου Μ. (2011). Η νευροψυχολογία των ειδικών μαθησιακών δυσκολιών.
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