What bilinguals tell us about culture, cognition, and language.

  title={What bilinguals tell us about culture, cognition, and language.},
  author={Judith F. Kroll and Rhonda McClain},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={110 28},
In the last 25 years, cognitive scientists have come to see that usingmore than one language is a natural circumstance of human experience, not an exceptional condition that produces disordered speaking or thinking (1). The revision of previously held negative views about bilingualism is largely attributable to the finding that although bilinguals appear to activate both languages when reading, listening to speech, and speaking one language alone, they do not suffer notable disruptions (2… CONTINUE READING
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