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Evidence for ‘Bilingual Advantage’ May Be Less Conclusive Than Previously Thought

Study results challenging the cognitive advantages of bilingualism are less likely to be published than results supporting the link, suggesting that the literature may reflect a "file drawer" effect. ... More>


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>