Bilingual Adaptations in Early Development

D'Souza, Dean and D'Souza, Hana (2021) Bilingual Adaptations in Early Development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 25 (9). pp. 727-729. ISSN 1879-307X

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Infants raised in bilingual homes redirect attention faster than infants raised in monolingual homes. How can mere exposure to a bilingual environment affect an infant’s cognitive development? The more complex language environment may drive infants to explore (gather more information from) their visual environment to facilitate learning.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: bilingual advantage, bilingual, infant, cognitive development, language, exploration-exploitation
Faculty: Faculty of Science & Engineering
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic User
Depositing User: Symplectic User
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2021 10:18
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2022 14:38

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