CBC Quirks & Quarks interviews York U bilingualism researcher


York University Professor Ellen Bialystok spoke with Bob McDonald of CBC's Quirks & Quarks about how being bilingual can prevent the onset of Alzheimer's. To listen to the interview, click here.

Bialystok, a Distinguished Research Professor in York's Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health,  has published widely on bilingualism and its effects on aging, including a recent study in collaboration with Toronto's Baycrest Research Centre for Aging and the Brain.

Media in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, India and the Middle East recently reported on Bialystok's research, with coverage in National Geographic, TIME.com, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, CBS News, CNN Health, Scientific American, Fox News, LA Times, Irish Times, The Australian, and The Times of India.