UA Research Demonstrates How Bilinguals Switch Between Languages
Individuals who learn two languages at an early age seem to switch back and forth between separate "sound systems" for each language, according to new research conducted at the UA. The research, to be published in Psychological Science, addresses enduring questions in bilingual studies about how bilingual speakers hear and process sound in two different languages.
East Asia's Miracle Economies Have Cruel Social Impacts
Countries in East Asia have long been thought of as economic powerhouses capable of pulling up the global economy. But a UA researcher and his colleagues studying such economies and the peoples' day-to-day realities say it likely isn't so and that the social impacts of neoliberal polices and practices have, in some cases, been devastating.
UA Student Earns National Fellowship
Incoming UA graduate student Natiely Munguia Nunez has earned a Woodrow Wilson‐Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color. With $30,000 in funding, Munguia has decided to pursue her master's degree in education through the UA's Teach Arizona program.
Good Days, Bad Days: When Should You Make Sacrifices in a Relationship...
A new UA study suggests that while making sacrifices in a romantic relationship is generally a positive thing, doing so on days when you are feeling especially stressed may not be beneficial. The research, led by Casey Totenhagen in the John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, is featured in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships' podcast series.
UA Professor’s Trial Testimony Highlights Importance of Public Scholar...
The UA's Elizabeth Oglesby testified recently the trial of former Guatemalan leader General Efráin Ríos Montt, who is charged with genocide and crimes against humanity. To Oglesby, the event is a teachable moment for students, because it reveals some important lessons about the complicated nature of field research and the importance of public scholarship.