Monolinguals living in a linguistically diverse environment have an edge in language learning
- August 29, 2019
- Judith Kroll, language science, News Medical, Aug. 29, 2019
Judith Kroll, UCI Distinguished Professor of language science, [says]: “The phenomenon is known as ambient linguistic diversity, and we show – using EEG-measured brain activity – that it has the impact of increasing monolingual brain activity similar to what we see in bilinguals, even if the person doesn't speak or understand a second language."
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