Tag: repetition

Study Suggests Repetition Works and Works

According to a new study focusing on language acquisition in the brain, even short repetitive exposure to new words induces a rapid neural response increase that suggests memory building.The University of Helsinki's Lilli Kimppa studied neural response dynamics to new words over brief exposure and measured the neural activation of Finnish-speaking volunteers with electroencephalography (EEG) during auditory tasks...

Learning by repetition blurs nuance

A new study by University of California, Irvine neurobiologists Zachariah Reagh and Michael Yassa have found that while repetition enhances the factual content of memories, it can reduce the amount of detail stored with those memories. This means that with repeated recall, nuanced aspects may fade away. The findings could have significant implications for more advanced language learners.Click here...