Implicit vs. Explicit Instruction: Which is Better for Word Learning?

Implicit vs. Explicit Instruction: Which is Better for Word Learning?

There is considerable evidence both for and against self-directed and exploratory learning, so there is a great opportunity for neuroscience to examine the ground-level differences between these and more traditional methods of instruction and how the brain reacts to each. One of those differences is the subject of current investigation: the divide between explicit and implicit instruction.

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