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  • Mar 29, 2012
  • 12:18 AM

In immersion foreign language learning, adults attain, retain native speaker brain pattern

Medical Xpress
A first-of-its kind series of brain studies shows how an adult learning a foreign language can come to use the same brain mechanisms as a native speaker. The research also demonstrates that the kind of exposure you have to the language can determine whether you achieve native-language brain processing, and that learning under immersion conditions may be more effective in reaching this goal than typical classroom training.

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