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Bilingualism, Cognitive Benefits of

  • By: Tamar H. Gollan
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The ability to proficiently use more than one language, or bilingualism, is of interest to psychologists investigating language processing and the relationship between language and other cognitive abilities. Interest in the topic has extended beyond the ...