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Inaugural Albert Wolters Public Lecture and Workshop

Ellen Bialystok

The School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences is delighted to present this inaugural lecture, in honour of Professor Albert Wolters: 

Bilingualism: Consequences for the mind and brain 
Professor Ellen Bialystok, Department of Psychology, York University (Canada)
18.00 Tuesday 5 May 2015
Henley Business School

Admission is free, places are limited
See www.reading.ac.uk/events

Professor Bialystok has been awarded the inaugural Albert Wolters Visiting Distinguished Professorship by the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, in recognition of her world-class contribution to bilingualism and cognition. In this lecture, Professor Bialystok will explore how being actively bilingual reshapes our minds and brains throughout our lifespan. 

The School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences enjoys a long standing international reputation for research, and the award is named after Professor Albert Wolters who was appointed as the first Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Reading in 1908. 

In conjunction with the public lecture, there will also be a state of the science research workshop: 

Language and Cognition: A Focus on Bi-Multilingualism
Wednesday 6 May 2015
Meadow Suite, Park House 
Contact pclsevents@reading.ac.uk for more information.

 

 

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