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Please Join us with Guest Speaker Dr. Judith Kroll University of California, Irvine, for her talk on:

Language as a life experience: How using two languages shapes the bilingual mind and brain.

In the last two decades there has been an upsurge of research on the bilingual mind and brain. Although the world is multilingual, only recently have cognitive and language scientists come to see that the use of two or more languages provides a unique lens to examine the neural plasticity engaged by language experience. But how? In this talk, I illustrate the ways that recent studies have shown that the minds and brains of bilinguals are inherently complex and social, taking into account the variation in contexts in which the two languages are learned and used, and shaping the dynamics of cross-language exchange across the lifespan



April 3, 2023 | Conference Center 110 3:00pm - 4:15 pm followed by a reception with food & drinks Open to students, staff, faculty, and the entire Merced community!

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