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Questions that are about the neurobiological and psychological factors that affect the acquisition, comprehension and utilisation of the language in human beings.

Psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field that features neuropsychology, cognitive psychology and linguistics.

The scientific methods used in this field include electroencephalography, functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, and more that measure the physiologic reactions that occur in the brain during the very execution of tasks of linguistic nature.