These selected video segments from the PBS series The Human Spark explore how the capacity for language develops in the human brain, and about how that capacity distinguishes us from other animals. They may be used in conjunction with the lesson plan, The Language Spark.
The scientists in Oregon wanted to see how brains react to mistakes in grammar, even when the listener isn’t fluent in the language being spoken!
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