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    Factors That Affect Language Acquisition

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    Cognitive development in the brain has the largest influence on language acquisition, because variations in the initial brain structure can make qualitative differences in language acquisition.

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    Cognitive development and social interaction affect language acquisition. Lateralization of linguistic functions in the brain takes place very early in life. The left hemisphere is dominant for language , although the right hemisphere participates as well. A sensitive period exists before lateralization of language is firmly fixed and therefore, it is crucial that no damage occurs that will affect cognitive development. Language is a social act. ...

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    Cognitive development and social interaction affect language acquisition.

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