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ERIC Number: EJ494877
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0019-042X
The Neuroscientific Perspective in Second Language Acquisition Research: A Critical Synopsis.
Danesi, Marcel
IRAL, v32 n3 p201-28 1994
This article reviews the history of the neuroscientific study of language, examining research on three main issues: (1) the neurofunctional differences between primary language acquisition and second-language acquisition; (2) the critical period issue; and (3) the role played by the right hemisphere of the brain in language acquisition. (140 references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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