Chapter 3. Neurobiology of Language Learning

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Laura Sabourin and
  2. Laurie A. Stowe

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch3

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Sabourin, L. and Stowe, L. A. (2008) Neurobiology of Language Learning, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • neurobiology;
  • language learning;
  • language research;
  • language pathology;
  • brain imaging techniques

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Neurobiology of Language

  • Brain Imaging Techniques

  • The Neurobiology of First Language Acquisition

  • Effects of Delayed Language Exposure

  • Discussion and Future Directions