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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Media: Phonetics and Telekinesis

Submitter: Mark Jones

Submitter Email: markjjones@hotmail.com
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Cognitive Science

Media Body: An emerging line of research known as Electrocorticography demonstrates
that by placing electrode sensors directly on the surface of the human brain
researchers can use brain activity signatures for 'phonemes' to guide
cursors on a screen. Read more about this research at:
Issue Number: 22.3835
Date Posted: April 08, 2011

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