The science of
language learning

Here we collect links and discussions about the science of language learning.

We start with the research carried out at the INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit in France, which shows that we have different pathways for speech and general sounds, and that they do processing at very different speeds.

Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz, Christophe Pallier, Willy Serniclaes, Liliane Sprenger-Charolles, Antoinette Jobert, and Stanislas Dehaene. Neural correlates of switching from auditory to speech perception. Neuroimage, 24(1):21--33, January 2005. [PDF]