The Bilingual Edge

The ability to speak more than one language feeds a nimble brain, and kids are better at it than the rest of us. Main image: Shutterstock

Switching Languages Affects Accents

By Art Markman Ph.D.

The accent of bilingual speakers is affected by switching languages

It's Time to Learn a Second Language

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.

Deprecation, demands and dismissive responses breed depression.

The Bilingual Brain

By Francois Grosjean Ph.D.

Understanding the bilingual brain with the help of neuroimaging techniques

Double Talk

By Carlin Flora

Meet four bilinguals whose languages paved the way to multifaceted lives.

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