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The role of the left inferior parietal lobule in second language learning: An intensive language training fMRI study

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Research to date suggests that second language acquisition results in functional and structural changes in the bilingual brain, however, in what way and how quickly these changes occur remains unclear. To address these questions, we studied fourteen English-speaking monolingual adults enrolled in a 12-week intensive French language-training program in Montreal. Using functional MRI, we investigated the neural changes associated with new language acquisition. The participants were scanned befo...

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10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.10.003

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Fonds Nature et technologies
Grant:
Postdoctoral Fellowship to E. Barbeau
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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
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Discovery Grant #RGPIN 2014-05371 to D.Klein
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Blema and Arnold Steinberg Family Foundation
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Elsevier
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Neuropsychologia More from this journal
Volume:
98
Pages:
169–176
Publication date:
2016-10-07
Acceptance date:
2016-10-06
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1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
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English
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655095
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2016-11-25

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