Can hearing lots of languages offer benefits of bilingualism?
- August 30, 2019
- Judith Kroll, language science, Futurity, Aug. 30, 2019
“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,” says coauthor Judith Kroll, a professor of language science at the University of California, Irvine.
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