PsychologyPSYC 126 Conversations

Explores how conversations work and how speakers accomplish their goals in an interaction. Topics include conversational structure, turn-taking, politeness, and the functions and use of collateral signals, among others. Collateral signals include pauses in speech, words like um, uh, you know, and like, and processes, such as how words and utterances are produced. (Formerly PSYC 139G.)

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100. Enrollment is restricted to psychology and cognitive science majors.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Jean Fox Tree