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7141 Sherbrooke West, PY-033
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Our research investigates how infants from different language backgrounds, both monolingual and bilingual, grow and learn about their language(s).

Our team consists of Dr. Krista Byers-Heinlein and a group of dedicated students and research assistants. On our website you can meet the research team, learn about our research projects, download our publications, and find out how to participate in our studies or join our team. 


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Deux in one! Krista Byers-Heinlein on how bilingual babies comprehend two languages - Journal Coverage Podcast (September 4, 2017) Find the story here

Bilingual Infants Learning New Words - Princeton University News (August 7, 2017) Find the story here

One, dos, drei: Why speaking more than one language is good for the brain - Deutsche Welle (August 1, 2016) Find the story here

Bilingual Education Changes Kids’ Beliefs - Mountain Lake PBS (March 20, 2015) Find the story here

Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment? - Radio Canada International (June 4, 2014) Find the story here

A Lesson in Language: Dossier on Multilingualism - Panoram Italia (February 10, 2014) Find the story here

Bambins bilingues, enfants brillants - La Presse (May 13, 2013) Click here for the PDF

Bilingual babies - Global Montreal (January 31, 2013) Click here to watch the video

Dual-language babies may be smarter - Montreal Gazette (January 17, 2013) Find the story here

Growing up bilingual: Dual-language upbringing reflected in young children's vocabulary - Medical Xpress (January 16, 2013) Find the story here

Milieu bilingue: Amoindrissement temporaire du vocabulaire - Journal de Montréal (16 janvier, 2013) Lisez l'article ici

A dual-language upbringing reflected in young children's vocabulary, Concordia study shows - Concordia NOW (January 15, 2013) Find the story here

Les bébés sont naturellement bilingues! - Le Devoir (22 octobre, 2011)   Téléchargez le PDF ici     Click here for the PDF

Star researcher: Krista Byers-Heinlein wins the competition, "Ça mérite d'être reconnu!" - Concordia NOW (12 octobre, 2011) Find the story here    Lisez l'article ici

Living language laboratory - Concordia NOW magazine (November 22, 2010) Find the story here

Est-ce que les nouveau-nés peuvent être bilingue? - Tam Tam, Radio Canada International (10 mars, 2010) Téléchargez le MP3 ici

Bilingual Babies: The Roots of Bilingualism in Newborns - APS Observer (March 2010) Find the news release here

Bilingualism in newborns - 6 Billion Stories, Australia (February 23, 2010)

Two languages in the womb - The Link, Radio Canada International (February 22, 2010) Click here to download the MP3

Hearing two languages in womb puts babies on bilingual path - Vancouver Sun (February 19, 2010) Download the PDF here

Hearing two languages in the womb makes babies bilingual - Montreal Gazette (February 18, 2010)

Bilinguisme prénatal - Radio Canada (17 février, 2010) Lisez l'article ici

Bilingual babies in utero - As It Happens, CBC Radio (February 17, 2010) Download the MP3 here

Bilingual acquisition begins in utero, study finds - The Globe and Mail (February 17, 2010) Find the story here

What happens when a baby learns two languages at the same time - Ready, Set, Grow, KTCS Television, PBS (May 27, 2009) Watch the video here

Learning a Second Language - Today’s Parent (April, 2009) Find the story here

Bilingual parenting & development interview - Vancouver Coop Radio (March 21, 2009)

Bébé speaks deux langues - L’Express du Pacifique (28 novembre, 2005) Téléchargez le PDF ici

Chinese babies learning sounds - Fairchild television (November, 2005)