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Gabriella Rivera

Gabriella Rivera

Undergraduate Student: World Language Education and Spanish


Biography:

I am an undergraduate student from Puerto Rico pursuing a bachelor’s degree in World Language Education focusing on Spanish. I am working alongside Professor Dussias and Katrina Connell which have made this experience even better than I had imagined.

Project Summary:

I will actually be going back home this summer to conduct research on the cognate facilitation effect in bilingual children when exposed to an environment that is constantly reinforcing both languages. I am extremely excited and grateful for this amazing opportunity and the knowledge that it will contribute to my education.