Episode 209

Good bye Chemistry, hello Linguistics! with Sarah F. Philips


March 8th, 2021

1 hr 6 mins 44 secs

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About this Episode

Bi-dialectal and bilingual as Korean-Black american, Sarah Phillips has always known that language is a huge part of her identity and she was blown away when she found out that she could become a linguist! Sarah focuses on code switching in her research.

In this episode, you'll get SO MUCH super useful information about how linguists can study your brain when you are speaking another language. I loved talking to Sarah and having her as my guest.

What's code switching?

Code-switching means alternating languages during conversations. It has been widely studied in linguistics, psychology, and neuroscience; but the aim of Sarah's research is to integrate approaches from all three fields to develop a more holistic perspective on the bilingual mind.

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