20. How does the Brain Handle Multiple Languages?
The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick
Judith Kroll [+]
University of California, Riverside
Kinsey Bice [+]
University of Washington
More people in the world are bilingual than monolingual, suggesting that learning and using two languages is common. The brain can easily juggle two languages but bilingualism has consequences for cognition and for the interplay across the two languages themselves.