LINGUIST List 14.3442

Fri Dec 12 2003

Media: RSNALink, left hemisphere in lang acquisition

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  1. Karen Chung, RSNALink: Brain lateralization in language acquisition

Message 1: RSNALink: Brain lateralization in language acquisition

Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 20:28:10 +0800
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: RSNALink: Brain lateralization in language acquisition


The RSNALink site has the following report, dated Dec 2, 2003:

All Sides Are Not Created Equal as Babies Process Speech

The left hemisphere of the infant brain activates in response to
speech, a response previously unexpected until puberty.

at:

http://rsna2003.rsna.org/rsna2003/VBK/press.cvn?id=11&p_id=179

Thanks to Peter Meijer ( http://www.seeingwithsound.com/ ) of Philips
Electronics in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, for bringing this report to
my attention.


Karen Steffen Chung
http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
http://www.topica.com/lists/phonetics/
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