from the but-only-from-the-outside dept.
Aurorya writes: "Nature.com posts
this article about the this brain activities in bilingual versus monolingual people. The article states that when a bilingual person reads a list of words with one language in mind, the words are "heard" in the brain, and those words of another understood language or jibberish are ignored in the same way; the brain makes no effort to recall the meaning of the word in the other language. This is in contrast to monoligual folks, who search for meaning immediately."
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(5) All right, who's the wiseguy who stuck this trigraph stuff in