PsychologyPSYC 139G 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. Satisfies seminar requirement. Satisfies senior comprehensive requirement.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements and PSYC 100. Enrollment is restricted to senior psychology and cognitive science majors.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Jean Fox Tree