News tagged with bilingual children
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A study conducted at the University of Granada and the University of York in Toronto, Canada, has revealed that bilingual children develop a better working memory –which holds, processes and updates information ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Living in poverty is often accompanied by conditions that can negatively influence cognitive development. Is it possible that being bilingual might counteract these effects? Although previous research has ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Bilingual children outperform children who speak only one language in problem-solving skills and creative thinking, according to research led at the University of Strathclyde.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at switching between tasks than are children who learn to speak only one language, according to a study funded in part by the National Institutes of Health. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Babies who are raised in homes where two or more languages are spoken may appear to talk later than those learning just one language, leaving parents puzzled and concerned as to the reasons why.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study on children who are raised bilingual examined the effects on children's development of growing up speaking two languages. The study found that different factors were responsible for the language- and non-language-related ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Bilingual children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) acquire vocabularies just as rich as monolingual children with ASD, according to research by a bilingualism expert at the University of British Columbia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
When young children learn a second language, it strengthens their ability to pay attention to the right stuff, reports a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0