PLID74H3 Language and Aging

A seminar-style course on language and communication in healthy and language-impaired older adults. The course covers normal age-related neurological, cognitive, and perceptual changes impacting language, as well as language impairments resulting from dementia, strokes, etc. Also discussed are the positive aspects of aging, bilingualism, ecologically valid experimentation, and clinical interventions.

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Natural Sciences