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There is a lot of existing neuroscience research concerned with whether or not the brain exerts additional cognitive effort when switching between languages. But the tasks bilinguals are asked to perform in studies don’t always mirror typical real-life situations. So Sarah Phillips, a linguistics PhD student in professor Liina Pylkkänen's lab, designed her own experiment in a way that felt more natural to her and her fellow Korean-American bilingual speakers.