Bimodal bilingualism

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  • The Source Of Enhanced Cognitive Control In Bilinguals

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    The effects of bimodal bilingualism on inhibition is the main research topic of my paper. This article is related to my topic because it researched the inhibition of distractors when a person is bilingual in a spoken language and a sign language. The study showed that bimodal bilinguals do not experience the same inhibitory control

  • The Negative Effects Of Bilingualism On A Child's Cognitive Development

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    Bilingualism is skill that is gained through life circumstances that does not require some innate skill (Bialystok, 2011). Some of these circumstances could include one’s family, immigration history, or birthplace. The ability to speak and understand more than one language is common among over half the world’s population (Bialystok et al., 2012). In the 1960s, many researchers warned against teaching children more than one language as it many cause confusion and it appeared to have negative effects