Neuroscience about babies


Critical period

Critical periods, the windows of plasticity of brain development

The critical period of brain development and language learning

Why do some people just have the ‘gift’ for languages? Is it possible to speak a foreign language with perfect native accent? Find the answer from neuroscience research about the critical period for brain development. Read more >>

 

 

Multilingual brain

Cognitive gains of bilingualism

Bilingual children have more advantages in cognitive functions–not only for languages! Why would anyone be interested in becoming multilingual (defined as being able to speak more than one language)?Read more >>