More than one language in the brain
Laka Mugarza, Itziar
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Language, from a Biological Point of View : 184-207 (2012)
[EN] What difference does it make to have one language in the brain or to have more than one? This is an intriguing and currently much inquired question, which can help us unravel more than one mystery concerning language and the brain. At present, we only know bits and pieces of the answer. As research progresses and more pieces of this large and complex puzzle fit together, we discover some general outlines of the answer, and realize the intricacies of the detail. In this chapter, I will attempt to keep our eyes set in that general outline, occasionally dwelling into a detail or two, in the hope of giving you a glimpse of how research is conducted in this field of inquiry.