• Jan 3, 2022

    The bilingual brain

    Have you ever felt that people change vocal timbre and tone when changing language? If you are like me, you have also gotten sometimes annoyed because people seem to get warmer when changing to their native language or logical and assertive when speaking in their second language. After listening to the course Language and the Mind (chapter 23 on bilingualism) I learned that similar phenomena have been documented by several noted researchers and used as useful tools to further explore the intimate link between language and the mind.