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The bilingual brain

Lecture by Albert Costa



What are the differences between monolingual and bilingual speakers in language processing? Does bilingualism confer cognitive benefits? What are the effects of neurodegenerative diseases on the two languages of a bilingual person?

Albert Costa, ICREA research professor at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)

Presenter: David Bueno, genetics researcher at the University of Barcelona (UB) and columnist for the newspaper ARA

«The Brain» is the third cycle in the ICREA-CCCB Debates, a regularly occurring joint endeavour which aims to inform the general public of the advances being made and challenges facing top-ranking scientists currently working in Catalonia.

Presenters: David Bueno i Torrens

Participants: Albert Costa

This activity is part of The Brain, ICREA-CCCB Debates

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