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A second language may help sustain the brain


Accents Can Carry Over When You Switch Between Languages

Switching back and forth between two different languages presents a cognitive challenge that can trip up even the most fluent bilingual speakers, influencing speakers' accents. ... More>


Bilingualism Alters the Way the Mind Works

An article published in the Journal of Cognitive Psychology highlights bilingualism as one experience that can have a profound impact on lifelong neural and cognitive development and functioning. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bilingual language control, rapid fear detection, involuntary response inhibition, and facial masculinity and attractiveness. ... More>


Picking Up a Second Language Is Predicted by Ability to Learn Patterns

A new study suggests that learning to understand and read a second language may be driven, at least in part, by our ability to pick up on statistical regularities. ... More>