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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>


Study Shows How Bilinguals Switch Between Languages

Individuals who learn two languages at an early age seem to switch back and forth between separate "sound systems" for each language, according to new research. ... More>


Patricia K. Kuhl

University of Washington William James Fellow Award Patricia K. Kuhl is internationally recognized for her research on early language and brain development, and studies that show how young children learn. […]... More>


Bilingualism May Keep Older Brains Nimble