- Author: UC Riverside byTess Eyrich
Marlen Ríos-Hernández is a proud pioneer of a research technique she refers to as “intellectual dumpster diving.” By that, she means she studies trash — but probably not the kind you'd expect.
A Southern California native, Ríos-Hernández is a doctoral candidate in the ethnic studies department at the University of California, Riverside. Before arriving at UCR, she trained as a musicologist — “basically a music historian,” she explained.
- Author: Frontiers in Psychology by Eleonora Rossi, Michele Diaz, Judith F. Kroll, & Paola E. Dussias
New research shows late bilinguals are sensitive to unique aspects of second language
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) – Imagine coming across a sentence in English that reads like this: “Mary apple eats her delicious.” For most native-English speakers, the sentence would likely strike you as odd because it doesn't seem to be structured in an order that immediately gets the message across.
It has always been thought that, when adults learn a second language, they face this problem because the grammar of other languages doesn't necessarily match their native language. But, a new study reveals that adults are...