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TC's Neurocognition of Language Lab Featured in Euronews Global Story

Why is it harder for non-native speakers to acquire a new language? In Euronews, Karen Froud, Director of TC's Neurocognition and Language Lab, says the problem is not for speakers to produce sounds that distinguish meaning, but rather for listeners to perceive differences -- a fact that becomes obvious when when the activfity of the brain is measured.

Link: Columbia University: studying brain activity to explain learning

Published Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

TC's Neurocognition of Language Lab Featured in Euronews Global Story

Why is it harder for non-native speakers to acquire a new language? In Euronews, Karen Froud, Director of TC's Neurocognition and Language Lab, says the problem is not for speakers to produce sounds that distinguish meaning, but rather for listeners to perceive differences -- a fact that becomes obvious when when the activfity of the brain is measured.

Link: Columbia University: studying brain activity to explain learning

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