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Dr. Ellen Bialystok taping announcement

Please join us for a live taping of Dr. Ellen Bialystok presenting "The Bilingual Mind" on Wednesday, February 24th at 10:30am.  This talk is presented as part of the Psychology of Language Video Series.  Other videos in this series are already available for viewing online at this link:

Dr. Ellen Bialystok studies the effect of bilingualism on cognitive and linguistic processing across the lifespan. She is the director of the Lifespan Cognition and Development Lab, a cognitive neuroscience laboratory in the Department of Psychology at York University. Dr. Bialystok uses behavioural and neuroimaging methods, including electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to investigate the neural underpinnings of cognition in individuals with diverse language backgrounds and determine the mechanism by which those effects take place. Her studies include children, younger and older adults, and patients. She has published extensively in the form of books, scientific articles, and book chapters. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Society for Experimental Psychology, American Psychological Society, and other professional organizations. Among her awards are the Canadian Society for Brain Behaviour and Cognitive Science Hebb Award (2011), Killam Prize for the Social Sciences (2010), York University President’s Research Award of Merit (2009), Donald T. Stuss Award for Research Excellence at the Baycrest Geriatric Centre (2005), Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research (2002), Killam Research Fellowship (2001), and the Walter Gordon Research Fellowship (1999).