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- Critical period : Limited time in which an event can occur, usually resulting in some kind of transformation.
- Language acquisition : The study of how language comes to users of first and second languages.
- First language acquisition : Study of the processes through which humans acquire language, specifically first languages, which studies infants' acquisition of their native language.
- Second language acquisition : Process by which people learn a second language in addition to their native language(s), where the language to be learned is often referred to as the 'target language'.
- Native language : A language to which a person was exposed during early childhood, usually by other family members.
- Fossilization (language acquisition) : loss of progress in second language acquisition, where learners no longer move towards native-like ability in the second language, often despite constant exposure to it.
- Wilder Penfield : Biography of Wilder Graves Penfield.
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- Steven Pinker : (b. 18 September 1954) Canadian experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, and author of popular science, known for his wide-ranging advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind.