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Rowena Xia

Graduate Student
Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program

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Psychology Room 429
Research Interests:

My research interests are in the relationship between bilingualism and social cognition, particularly in how bilingualism as a mechanism affects theory of mind.  I study the differences between performance on social cognitive tasks and self-assessment on social cognitive capacities when comparing monolingual and bilingual individuals.  Broadly, my focus is on understanding how language effects the way people conceive of the world around them, whether qualitatively or qualitatively.  



B.A., Cognitive Science, University of California - Berkeley, 2016

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