A new study reports early social behavior is linked to a baby's ability to learn new language sounds.
Researchers report the strength of certain brain connections may predict success, or failure, at learning a second language.
Contrary to popular belief, bilingual children do not have an advantage over monolingual children when it comes to attention and executive function, a new study reports.
According to researchers, children raised with parents who speak the same language, but with different accents, recognize words dramatically differently by 12 months of age than those whose parents speak with similar accents. Researchers say the effect of multiple accents should be taken into account when studying monolingual language acquisition.
Bilingual people are better able to integrate sight and sound to make sense of speech, a new study reveals. Researchers report, in addition to altering basic sensory experiences, learning a second language can impact memory, decision making and cognitive control.
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A new article questions what gives us purpose in life? Researchers speculate it is our drive to extract meaning from the world around us.
A new study reports early exposure to a language influences how the brain processes sounds from a second language later in life.
According to researchers, bilingual people and trained musicians utilize fewer resources in their brains while completing working memory tasks. As their brains require less effort to perform tasks, researchers speculate this could protect them from the onset of cognitive decline.
Bilingual people show improved ability to speak in their second language after consuming alcohol, a new study reports.