General Linguistics studies various aspects of languages


human language, formulaic language. grammar and syntax, various languages

General Linguistics

What is linguistics? What does it study? What is language? These and other questions are discussed in this section.

Psycholinguistics studies the psychology of language use and language acquisition


language acquisition, language and thought, lexical access


Language is virtually always pathological; hence the solution is to move as fast and far as possible from language to experience, from linguistic to experimental or psychological philosophy. ∼David Berman

Sociolinguistics studies the role languages play in our society


language variation, language policy


Sociolinguistics studies social aspects of language - how language is used in our society and its variation among speakers from different regions and social groups.

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