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Same Parts of the Brain Control Processing of Dozens of Languages
While much is known about how the brains of English speakers process language, research has neglected people who speak other languages. The Scientist spoke with one of the authors of a study that seeks to change that.
Same Parts of the Brain Control Processing of Dozens of Languages
Same Parts of the Brain Control Processing of Dozens of Languages

While much is known about how the brains of English speakers process language, research has neglected people who speak other languages. The Scientist spoke with one of the authors of a study that seeks to change that.

While much is known about how the brains of English speakers process language, research has neglected people who speak other languages. The Scientist spoke with one of the authors of a study that seeks to change that.

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The Wada Test, 1948
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