Friday, April 19, 2019

New Study Suggests Lifelong Bilingualism Improves Cognitive Activity

A new study from The Journal of Neuroscience suggests that seniors who have been bilingual since childhood are faster at switching from one task to another than monolingual speakers. The study finds that lifelong bilingual speakers show different patterns of brain activity when making the switch of tasks. As people age, the ability to adapt […]

Latinos Celebrate Bilingualism At Home

Statistics from the Pew Hispanic Center have consistently found that the percentage of Spanish-speaking and bilingual Latinos in the U.S. is very high. The survey finds that 38% of all respondents are Spanish dominant, and 38% are bilingual. Findings show that about 1 in 5 children speak a language other than English at home, and […]

El Rey Network Announces Antoinette Alfonso Zel As CEO

El Rey Network, the new general entertainment cable network geared toward young Americans that is set to launch on Comcast at the end of 2013, announced today Antoinette Alfonso Zel as its CEO. Zel brings to El Rey 20 year career in television, marketing and media experience with brands like NBC, MTV Networks, and her Latino-focused advertising […]

Latino Courtship Poses Challenge for Gingrich

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is gearing up to announce  a presidential exploratory committee for the 2012 GOP primary election process.  But the Republican faces the challenge of courting the very voters his party has alienated with several anti-immigrant measures that the GOP supports around the country. Though Gingrich has frequently stressed the need for […]