School of Communication

Bilingualism and Psycholinguistics Research Group

The Power of Language

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NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT


This revolutionary book goes beyond any recent book on language to dissect how language operates in our minds and how to harness its virtually limitless power.

As Dr. Marian explains, while you may well think you speak only one language, in fact your mind accommodates multiple codes of communication. Some people speak Spanish, some Mandarin. Some speak poetry, some are fluent in math. The human brain is built to use multiple languages, and using more languages opens doors to creativity, brain health, and cognitive control.

Every new language we speak shapes how we extract and interpret information. It alters what we remember, how we perceive ourselves and the world around us, how we feel, the insights we have, the decisions we make, and the actions we take. Professor Marian reviews research showing that learning a new language has broad lifetime consequences. Language is an invaluable tool for organizing, processing, and structuring information, and thereby unleashing radical advancement.

Professor Marian’s book is available for pre-order at these retailers and anywhere books are sold: