VideoFix: Creating bilingual minds

January 13, 2019 10:30 am

Another week ends, so another VideoFix comes! In this TEDx video, Dr. Naja Ferjan Ramirez (researcher studying the brain processing of language in infants and young children) showcases the latest techniques to study the infant brain and explains why all babies have the full potential to learn two languages at the same time. Science indicates that babies’ brains are the best learning machines ever created. Their brains will never be better at learning a second language than they are between 0 and 3 years of age,”
She discusses the benefits of bilingual environments for language and brain development and describes what it takes to create bilingual minds.

 

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