Healthy Cities: Aging in the Cities Talk
(January 18th 2022)
If you missed the Aging in the City panel organized by Dean Carol Payne, please feel free to watch it here. I talked about cognitive reserve and bilingualism, Dr. Kathleen Van Benthem talked about expertise in pilots and drivers, and Dr. Bruce Wallace talked about using smart home technology to support patients and caregivers with dementia. The event was moderated by Dr. Chris Herdman who provided a wonderful overall introduction and helped the entire event run smoothly.
Dr. Anderson's radio interview with Ottawa Morning (January 18th 2022) on bilingualism and aging https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-100-ottawa-morning/clip/15889667-bilingualism-ageing
Dr. Anderson's radio interview with Wei Chen for Ontario Morning (January 21st 2022) also on bilingualism and aging Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen | Live Radio | CBC Listen
Lab Meetings: Fridays at 1:00 PM
On Friday, January 28th at 1:00 PM we are delighted to be hosting Dr. Sibylla Leon Guerrero, please contact Dr. Anderson if you would like to join us (on Zoom) to hear Dr. Leon Guerrero's talk. Dr. Guerrero's talk is titled "Functional and Structural Correlates of Language Experience in Spanish-English Bilingual Adolescents".
Bio: I am currently an NIH postdoctoral fellow at UC, Irvine working with Drs. Judith Kroll and Elizabeth Peña, as well as visiting fellow at Harvard University. My research takes an interdisciplinary approach across education, psychology and cognitive neuroscience to understand how early bilingual and bidialectal language experience shape later language and literacy development.
On Friday the 26th of November we hosted Dr. Brianna Yamasaki
Dr. Yamasaki gave an excellent presentation on second language reading skill and bilingualism. Thank you Dr. Yamasaki for sharing your research with us and facilitating such a wonderful discussion! Please see here for more details about Dr. Yamasaki's presentation.
Incoming Students (Welcome!)