Related topics: children · language

Students who study abroad are more civically engaged

After a few months in a different country, you may pick up a new phrase or favorite dish, but can studying abroad change how you participate in society? A recent study published in the Journal of Moral Education found that ...

Studying primates to learn about the evolution of speech

Speech and language skills are unique to modern humans. While this ability evolved over millions of years, it is not possible to trace language in the fossil record because it leaves no direct imprint. Instead, re-examining ...

What makes someone bilingual? There's no easy answer

It's estimated that half the world's population is bilingual, and two-thirds of the world's children grow up in an environment where several languages intersect. But while bilingualism is common, its definitions are varied. ...

page 1 from 7