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ERIC Number: EJ430065
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
"Conscious" versus "Unconscious" Learning.
McLaughlin, Barry
TESOL Quarterly, v24 n4 p617-34 1990
Examines the concept of consciousness in second-language research. After defining theoretical assumptions and reviewing a number of controversies in the psycholinguistic and second-language literature, it is argued that the terms conscious and unconscious have acquired too much surplus meaning and should be abandoned in favor of clearly defined empirical concepts. (41 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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