York University Professor Ellen Bialystok spoke to CBC's "Metro Morning" April 14 about winning the prestigious Killam Prize for outstanding career achievement. The award provides five winners with $100,000 to support their research.
Bialystok, a Distinguished Research Professor in York’s Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, is known internationally for her research on language, bilingualism and cognitive development. She received the award April 13 from the Canada Council for the Arts, which administers the Killam Program.
The clip is available on CBC's Web site and runs for approximately seven minutes.
Posted by Elizabeth Monier-Williams, research communications officer, with files courtesy of York University's Media Relations Department.