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Behavioural Neurology
Volume 2014, Article ID 536727, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/536727
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The Cognitive Neurology of Bilingualism in the Age of Globalization

1Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2Faculty of Psychology, University San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 58, 20132 Milan, Italy

Received 30 January 2014; Accepted 30 January 2014; Published 8 May 2014

Copyright © 2014 Jubin Abutalebi and Brendan S. Weekes. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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