Psycholinguistics: Definition & Theory


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What is the definition of psycholinguistics?

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1. What is language acquisition?

2. What is phonetics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test how much you know about psycholinguistics. You'll be answering questions on topics like a basic definition of psycholinguistics and an explanation of language acquisition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas related to psycholinguistics will be covered:

  • Phonetics
  • Pragmatics
  • Theories associated with psycholinguistics

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define psycholinguistics and phonetics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about pragmatics and language acquisition
  • Making connections - use your understanding of psycholinguistics and how it's connected to other theories in psychology

Additional Learning

You can learn more about psychology in the accompanying lesson entitled Psycholinguistics: Definition & Theory. These topics will be covered in greater detail:

  • Subfields
  • Syntax and semantics
  • Morphology
  • Operant conditioning