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Cerebral asymmetry and language development: cause, correlate, or consequence?

Abstract:

In most people, language is processed predominantly by the left hemisphere of the brain, but we do not know how or why. A popular view is that developmental language disorders result from a poorly lateralized brain, but until recently, evidence has been weak and indirect. Modern neuroimaging methods have made it possible to study normal and abnormal development of lateralized function in the developing brain and have confirmed links with language and literacy impairments. However, there is li...

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10.1126/science.1230531

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Bishop, DV More by this author
Journal:
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Volume:
340
Issue:
6138
Pages:
1230531
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
URN:
uuid:9013c013-0f8f-4f1d-973f-c3b689ba0816
Source identifiers:
411566
Local pid:
pubs:411566

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