ERIC Number: ED201205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
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Individual Differences and Universals in Language Learning Aptitude.
Diller, Karl C., Ed.
The following articles are included: (1) "Neurolinguistic Considerations on the Optimum Age for Second Language Learning" by Terence M. Walsh and Karl C. Diller; (2) "Major Variation in Language Skills Apparently under Genetic Influence (Discussed from the Viewpoint of Human Evolution)" by Brenda K. Sladen; (3) "Language Learning Strategies: Does the Whole Equal the Sum of the Parts?" by Ann M. Peters; (4) "Right Hemisphere Participation in Second Language Acquisition" by Loraine K. Obler; (5) "A Set of Brains for Learning to Read" by Dirk J. Bakker; (6) "Focal Brain Injuries, Speech and Language" by J. P. Mohr; (7) "Twenty-Five Years of Research on Foreign Language Aptitude" by John B. Carroll; (8) "Language Aptitude Measures in Streaming, Matching Students with Methods, and Diagnosis of Learning Problems" by Marjorie Bingham Wesche; (9) "Aptitude and Attitude in Relation to Second Language Acquisition and Learning" by Stephen D. Krashen; (10) "Normal Acquisition Processes Explain the Critical Period for Language Learning" by Thomas G. Bever; and (11) "Language and Models of the Mind" by Justin Leiber. (JB)
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Language Aptitude, Learning Processes, Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., Rowley, MA 01969 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
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