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New Scientist. Bilingual brain boost: Two tongues, two minds. May 8, 2012.
Our research on neural and executive advantages in bilinguals
U.S. News & World Report. More evidence bilingualism aids thinking skills. April 30, 2012.
The Atlantic. Bilingualism may boost attention, working memory. May 23, 2012.
BBC News. Being bilingual ‘boosts brain power’. May 1, 2012.
NBC Latino. Being bilingual improves ear function, says study. April 30, 2012.
Health Magazine. More evidence bilingualism aids thinking skills. April 30, 2012.
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Northwestern University News Center. Colbert helps open doors to bilingual research. July 9, 2012.
Los Angeles Times. Bilingualism: Stephen Colbert’s ‘truthiness’ inspires a language. July 13, 2012.
NBC. Researchers name invented language after Stephen Colbert. NBC Miami, NBC San Diego, NBC Philadelphia, NBC Bay Area, NBC Connecticut, NBC Southern California, NBC New York, NBC Washington, NBC Dallas-Fort Worth. July 11, 2012.
Evanston Now. Colbert helps open doors to bilingual research. July 10, 2012.
United Press International. New language inspired by Colbert. July 11, 2012.
Global Post. Colbertian: New language named after Stephen Colbert. July 11, 2012.
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Evanston Now. Study sees big benefits in bilingualism. May 20, 2009.
Northwestern University News Center. Exposure to two languages carries far-reaching benefits. May 20, 2009.
Irish Sun. Bilinguals more adept in picking up foreign language. May 20, 2009.
Headlines India. Bilinguals pick up foreign language faster. May 20, 2009.
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The Daily Northwestern. ISA hosts discussion on importance of bilingualism. November 10, 2011.
Northwestern University School of Communication. Viewbook. September 2011. [pdf]
Medill Reports. It’s not about vocabulary: A foreign language helps people live another culture. January 26, 2011.
Northwestern University School of Communication Press Release. $1.4 million NIH grant to fund study of bilingualism. November 2, 2010.
Health and Science News. Bilingualism’s mixed bag. June 26, 2009.
About.com: Continuing Education. Learning multiple languages delays Alzheimer’s by four years. May 21, 2009.
United Press International. Commentary: Unique cues can bolster bilingual fluency. October 29, 2003.
Northwestern Magazine. Ru n2 im? Winter 2003.
APA Monitor on Psychology. Remembering in tongues. November 2000.