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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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Name: Augusto  Buchweitz
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
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Homepage: http://www.ccbi.cmu.edu
State and/or Country: PA
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: BUCHWEITZ, A., MASON, R., HASEGAWA, M., JUST, M.
Japanese and English sentence reading comprehension and writing systems: An fMRI study of first and second language effects on brain activation. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition (Cambridge), (in press). doi:10.1017/S1366728908003970

Language Dual Tasking: Listening to two people makes your brain work twice as hard In: 14th Annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2008, Melbourne.
Neuroimage. Elsevier, 2008. v.41.

Cognitive Adaptation in Translation: an interface between language direction, time, and recursiveness in target text production. Letras de Hoje. , v.41, p.241 - 272, 2006.

Brain and Language: an overview of neuroimaging studies of bilingual language processing. Revista brasileira de lingüística aplicada. , v.5, p.87 - 99, 2005.

Working memory and the brain: a review of models, and clinical and neuroimaging studies. Fragmentos. , v.24, p.13 - 28, 2005.

Models of Working Memory. Ilha do Desterro. , v.43, p.193 - 206, 2002.
Courses Taught: Academic Writing VI and VII
English reading and translation
Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced English
Dissertation Abstract: Two Languages, Two Input Modalities, One Brain: An fMRI study of Portuguese-English bilinguals and Portuguese listening and reading comprehension effects on brain activation
Academic Paper Abstract: Japanese and English sentence reading comprehension and writing systems: An fMRI study of first and second language effects on brain activation

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