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Second Language Processing Shows Increased Native-Like Neural Responses after Months of No Exposure

  • Kara Morgan-Short,

    Affiliation: Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Ingrid Finger,

    Affiliations: Brain and Language Lab, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Department of Modern Languages, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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  • Sarah Grey,

    Affiliation: Brain and Language Lab, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Michael T. Ullman mail

    michael@georgetown.edu

    Affiliation: Brain and Language Lab, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: March 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032974

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 30 Mar 2012 at 18:12 GMT

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 06 Apr 2012 at 18:42 GMT

Publication: New York Times
Title: “How Immersion Helps to Learn a New Language - NYTimes.com”
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Publication: io9
Title: “Immersion in a foreign language rewires your brain - especially when you take time off”
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Title: “Taking time off can help you learn a language - life - 09 April 2012 - New Scientist”
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