Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
January 2008 |Vol. 22, No. 1

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Juggling Two Languages in One Mind

By Judith F. Kroll, PhD

Although skilled bilinguals appear to be able to interact with others in whichever language is required, the evidence suggests that both languages are active when bilinguals read, hear, and speak one language alone.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • January 2008 Announcements
    New Undergraduate Summer Research Program Unveiled!; Advanced Statistical Training in Psychology; 2008 Advanced Training Institutes Announced; Call for Nominations for APA Distinguished Science Awards; Call for Nominations: Meritorious Research Service Commendation; Culture of Service Nominations Due; Call for Nominations for 2008 McGuigan Prize; New Booklet on Health Research Available; Now Available – Statement on Third Party Observers in Psychological Testing and Assessment: A Framework for Decision Making; NIH Solicits Research on Interactions of Behavioral/Social and Genetic Factors in Health; 2nd Annual Professional Development Conference for Undergraduate Seniors Interested in Graduate Training in Family and Child Sciences; Student/Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship