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1999; Winkler, Kujala, Alku, & Naatanen, 2003). A few ERP investigations of morphosyntactic processing in adults also suggest an early sensitive period for learning morphosyntactic patterns. , 2004) or left anterior negativity to function words (Weber-Fox & Neville, 1995). Note, however, that later-latency LANs may be a function of delayed phonological processing leading to delayed access to grammatical information. These studies suggest that automatic, native-like processing requires learning of speech contrasts and morphosyntactic patterns in a narrow time-window, perhaps during 38 Valerie L.
Immaturity of anterior cortex (cf. , 2005). In summary, the ﬁnding of LAN and P600 to structural violations in 2-year-old children suggests that brain structures activated in adult processing are sufﬁciently mature by the third year of life to support morphosyntactic learning. Differences between children and adults are found, particularly in the presence of an early positivity for the children under 7 years of age, and later latencies of the LAN and P600. The functional signiﬁcance of the positive component to deviant patterns needs to be determined to allow further explanation of these developmental differences, although Oberecker et al.
Structural evidence. , primary auditory cortex is BA 41). The organization of neocortex into four to six layers of neurons, each reﬂecting a different type of connectivity, has facilitated identiﬁcation of these distinctive patterns. , visual, auditory) have a thick layer of neurons that receives information from the peripheral senses (Layer IV), whereas primary motor regions have a thick layer of neurons that sends information to the motor system (Layer V). By contrast, association regions have a thick layer of neurons that sends and receives information to and from other cortical areas (Layers II and III).