Media

April 2017

Child & Family Blog - Bilingual children can focus better

March 2017

Middle Way Society - Ellen Bialystok on Bilingualism

January 2017

Radio Times - Learning a foreign language and preserving endangered ones

November 2016

NPR Ed - 6 potential brain benefits of bilingual education

Globe and Mail - York-research-chairs-article-in-globe

August 2016

The Guardian - Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain

The Economist - Bringing up Babel

July 2016

Serious Science - Bilingualism

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Benefits of a bilingual brain

May 2016

The Moody College of Communication - The bilingual brain

Nautilus - Speaking multiple languages staves off dementia

BBC World Service - Benefits of bilingualism

World Economic Forum - Does being bilingual really improve your brain?

December 2015

BBC - How to learn 30 languages

 October 2015

Public Radio International - Dementia stole my grandmother's memories - and our common language

Brain Decoder - Do bilinguals have superior cognitive control?

May 2015

BBC Future - How to Learn 30 Languages

John Breakwell - Learn Another Language and Live Longer

April 2015

Ideas Roadshow - The Psychology of Bilingualism: A Conversation with Ellen Bialystok

February 2015

Association for Psychological Science – Cognitive Shields: Investigating Protections Against Dementia

January 2015

The New York Review of Books – Learn to Sign!

December 2014

The New York Times – Making Language Immersion Fun for the Kids

The Diane Rehm Show – The Latest Research on Bilingualism and the Brain

October 2014

The Washington Post – Why is Bilingual Education ‘Good’ for Rich Kids but ‘Bad’ for Poor, Immigrant Students?

September 2014

EMBO Reports – The Babylonian Benefit

August 2014

BBC News UK – Multilingualism

American RadioWorks - This is Your Brain on Language

Readers Digest – A New Way of Thinking: Staying Smart As We Age

July 2014

Scienceline – Are Bilinguals Really Smarter?

Canada AM – Bilingualism Boosts the Brain

June 2014

CBC News – Bilingualism Boosts the Brain at all Ages

April 2014 

Association for Psychological Science – Bilingualism Alters the Way the Mind Works

National Journal – Bilingualism Can Help Close Learning Gaps for Immigrant Students

Psychology Today – When Does Bilingualism Help or Hurt? The effects of bilingualism on children’s cognition

September 2013

Huffington Post – Learning Side by Side: How my 4 Month Old is Teaching me Russian

July 2013

TIME Magazine – The Power of the Bilingual Brain

May 2013

ABC News – The Benefits of Being Bilingual

April 2013

The Brian Lehrer Show – This is Your Brain on Languages

February 2013

Japan Insight - 1-Minute Insight: Why Bilingual Brains Rock!

November 2012

Psychology Today – Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster

October 2012

Australian Broadcasting Corporation - The Bilingual Brain

September 2012

NBC Latino – Education Nation: The real benefits of being bilingual.

May 2012

New Scientist – Bilingual brain boost: Two tongues, two minds

April 2012

Radio-Canada International (CBC) – El cerebro bilingüe Listen to the RCI interview here.

March 2012

The Telegraph - Learning another language ‘could protect against dementia’

The Washington Post – Being bilingual may delay dementia

CBC News – Bilingualism may delay dementia onset

York University (YFile) – Is the bilingual brain superior?

National Public Radio – Parlez vous Francais? It might boost brain power Listen to the NPR interview here.

The New York Times – Why bilinguals are smarter

February 2012

Radio-Canada (CBC) – Le cerveau bilingue Listen to the Radio-Canada interview here.

CBC News – Bilingual kids gain benefits in literacy skills

January 2012

The Ballymoney and Moyle TimesNew research on the advantages of being fluent in more than one language

 

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