SLEIC investigator Dr. Ping Li and collaborators’ fMRI research highlighted on CBS news

Dr. Ping Li, a SLEIC investigator and Professor of Psychology at Penn State, was interviewed on the CBS news about an fMRI study recently published in the Journal of Neurolinguistics by his team. This study showed learning words in a second language could lead to "more connected and integrated” brain networks. Moreover, it suggested that "the brain networks of the more successful learners are better connected even before learning takes place," said Dr. Li. The full story is available at:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/some-people-may-be-pre-wired-to-be-bilingual/