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Bilingualism May Improve Attention Control

According to a study recently published in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, people who speak two languages may be better at shifting their attention from...

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Is the English Rhotic ‘r’ Disappearing?

The strong ‘r’ sound found in British accent variations of the English language may be in danger of disappearing, a study has found.  Researchers at...

Tone More Important than Phonetics for Babies’ Language Development 

A new study by the University of Cambridge,...

Bilingualism May Improve Attention Control

According to a study recently published in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, people who speak two languages may be better at shifting their attention from...

Does Language Affect Color Differentiation?

A new study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed the materialization of specific words to distinguish specific colors in a small...

No Benefit to Segregating English Learners

Grouping English learners (ELs) together in classrooms has no impact—positive or negative—on reading development for elementary school students, according to a new study by...

Research: Bilingualism and memory recall

In a new study published in the academic journal Science Advances, linguistic researchers explore the relationship between bilingualism and the brain’s memory functions. The peer-reviewed...

Bilingual Education is America’s Future

A new report published today by the UCLA Civil...

Listen before Repeating

When someone hears a concept or a person’s...

Bilinguals React More Emotionally to Mother Tongue

A recent study by researchers in Poland has examined differences in how bilingual people respond to emotionally charged words in different languages. The study, carried...

Multilingualism Can Slow Down Dementia 

Researchers from the University of Sydney have recently found evidence that culturally diverse people might resist symptoms for frontotemporal dementia, for longer.  Calling for more...

Online Dating Favors Bilinguals

Poll reveals 66% of US singles would “swipe right” on someone who claims to be multilingual, but nearly half of users admit to lying...

Genes and Languages Don’t Always Sync

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Zurich and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig (Germany) has been investigating if language...

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