Maturation of the linguistic brain

Maturation of the linguistic brain

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Even though there are only few controlled studies of early infant’s brain function, the evidence seems to be conclusive that brain regions which are central for language processing in adults are also active in very young children. However, even in older children (7 years old) the connectivity between important language areas differs significantly from the adult brain. Dr. Friederici explains which language related brain areas develop at which time and why.
Tags:
language processing, linguistics, language development, Broca's area, Wernicke's area, temporal cortex
Duration:
00:05:43