ERIC Number: EJ415099
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Maturational Constraints on Language Development.
Long, Michael H.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v12 n3 p251-85 Sep 1990
Reviews the second-language research on age-related differences, drawing conclusions regarding learning-age influence on initial acquisition rate and ultimate attainment level; sensitive periods of language development; cumulative age-related loss in ability; and the adequacy of affective, input, and current cognitive explanations for reduced ability. (134 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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