Maria Piñango


Term: Fall 2022

Ling 200/600 - Experimentation in Linguistics

Principles and techniques of experimental design and research in linguistics. Linguistic theory as the basis for framing experimental questions. The development of theoretically informed hypotheses, notions of control and confounds, human subject research, statistical analysis, data reporting, and dissemination.

Prerequisite: LING 110, 117, 220, CGSC 110, or PSYC 110, or permission of instructor.

This course can be applied towards the Social Sciences Yale College distributional requirement.

Term: Fall 2022
Day/Time: W 9:25am-11:15am

Ling 217/617 - Language and Mind

The structure of linguistic knowledge and how it is used during communication. The principles that guide the acquisition of this system by children learning their first language, by children learning language in unusual circumstances (heritage speakers, sign languages) and adults learning a second language, bilingual speakers. The processing of language in real-time. Psychological traits that impact language learning and language use.

This course can be applied towards the Social Sciences Yale College distributional requirement.

This course meets during the Reading Period: the week between the last week of classes and finals week.

Term: Fall 2022
Day/Time: TTh 2:30pm-3:45pm
Term: Spring 2023

Ling 231 - Neurolinguistics

The study of language as a cognitive neuroscience. The interaction between linguistic theory and neurological evidence from brain damage, degenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease), mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia), neuroimaging, and neurophysiology. The connection of language as a neurocognitive system to other systems such as memory and music.

At least one class that introduces students to linguistic theory and linguistic argumentation from at least one perspective, including any of the following: (1) LING 217 Language and Mind, (2) LING 110 Intro to linguistics, (3) LING 253 Syntax 1, (4) LING 112 Historical Linguistics, (5) LING 232 Phonology 1, (6) LING 220 General Phonetics, or (7) Instructor permission.

This course can be applied towards the following Yale College distributional requirements:

  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Term: Spring 2023
Day/Time: MW 2:30pm-3:45pm