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(Medical Xpress)—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 conducted at the University of Arizona.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Nouns before verbs? New research agenda could help shed light on early language, cognitive development
Researchers are digging deeper into whether infants' ability to learn new words is shaped by the particular language being acquired.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Recent research into how we learn is set to help people in their efforts to read a second or foreign language (SFL) more effectively. This will be good news for those struggling to develop linguistic skills in preparation ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Newcastle University expert has won a prestigious award for her work to help young children with language difficulties. Dr Cristina McKean and Drs Sean Pert and Carol Stow, who both work for Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
On the classic TV show "I Love Lucy," Ricky Ricardo was known for switching into rapid-fire Spanish whenever he was upset, despite the fact Lucy had no idea what her Cuban husband was saying. These scenes were comedy gold, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
It is estimated that half of all deaths in the United States are linked to behavioral and social factors such as smoking, diet and physical inactivity. Despite these causal links, of the $2 trillion spent ...
Health Feb 28, 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
Facebook, Twitter and other social media websites boost public awareness of disease outbreaks but also make it more difficult to separate fact from fiction, world health officials said Thursday.
Health Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Smartphones may be the new hot tool in cognitive psychology research, according to a paper in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Over half the world's population speaks more than one language. But it's not clear how these languages interact in the brain. A new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 14, 2011 | 2.8 / 5 (5) | 13 |