White-Matter Development is Different in Bilingual and Monolingual Children: A Longitudinal DTI Study

@inproceedings{Mohades2015WhiteMatterDI,
  title={White-Matter Development is Different in Bilingual and Monolingual Children: A Longitudinal DTI Study},
  author={Seyede Ghazal Mohades and Peter Van Schuerbeek and Yves Rosseel and Piet van de Craen and Robert Luypaert and Chris Baeken},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Although numerous people grow up speaking more than one language, the impact of bilingualism on brain developing neuroanatomy is still poorly understood. This study aimed to determine whether the changes in the mean fractional-anisotropy (MFA) of language pathways are different between bilingual and monolingual children. Simultaneous-bilinguals, sequential-bilinguals and monolingual, male and female 10-13 years old children participated in this longitudinal study over a period of two years. We… CONTINUE READING
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