Trilingualism and Cognitive Development: Insights from the Sharjah Children’s Book Festival

I recently had the absolute pleasure of participating in the Sharjah Children’s Book Festival in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The experience was nothing short of inspiring, enlightening, and thought-provoking.

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Exploring Bilingualism and Education during the Paris Book Fair

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a couple of stimulating discussions on bilingualism and education with two experts in the field, Ellen Bialystok and Hélène Léone. The conversation took place during the Festival du Livre of Paris (21-23 April 2023) and at the beautiful Salons of the Mairie in the 16th arrondissement (20 April 2023).

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[FR] Épisode 2 : Les mystères du cerveau bilingue avec Ana-Inès Ansaldo

“Révolution Bilingue”, le podcast mensuel produit par French Morning, s’intéresse ce mois-ci au cerveau. Depuis une dizaine d’années, les recherches sur les effets du bilinguisme sur notre lobe frontal ont beaucoup progressé.

Je reçois, sur le sujet, Ana-Inès Ansaldo, qui non seulement parle cinq langues, mais est aussi et surtout une des chercheuses les plus réputées sur cette question. Dans son laboratoire de l’Université de Montréal elle a notamment montré que les bilingues résistent mieux au vieillissement que les monolingues.

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The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain with Ana Ines Ansaldo

I was thrilled to interview Dr Ana Ines Ansaldo today during New York’s Bilingual Fair organized by FrenchMorning. She is a professor at the University of Montreal and a researcher working on neuroplasticity in brain trajectory and on the different factors that can impact a brain throughout life including bilingualism. She wowed us all with her insight on the bilingual brain. Thank you French Morning for making this talk available online.