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Unformatted text preview: Bilingualism & the Brain Question 1: Does a bilingual’s brain function difie rently compared with that of a monolingual’s brain? Question 2: Is language diflerenflyorgaflzed and processed in the brain? Question 3: How are the two languages stored and used in the brains of earl}.r bilinguals 81 late bilinguals? 0 Lateralization — Most right—handed adults use the left hemisphere of the brain for language processing (left lateralization}. Meta-analysis showed that bilinguals appear to be less left lateralized. Neuroirnaging tried to take a snapshot of which part of the brain is doing what when we are thinking. — Snapshot images do not reveal the complex operation of the mind. Correspondence between brain images and thought processes is futuristic. ...
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