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The impact of bilingualism on executive functions and working memory in young adults
(PLOS ONE, 2019)
A bilingual advantage in a form of a better performance of bilinguals in tasks tapping into executive function abilities has been reported repeatedly in the literature. However, recent research defends that this advantage ...
What absent switch costs and mixing costs during bilingual language comprehension can tell us about language control.
(Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2019)
In the current study, we set out to investigate language control, which is the process that minimizes cross-language interference, during bilingual language comprehension. According to current theories of bilingual language ...
Self-bias and the emotionality of foreign languages
(Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2019)
Foreign language contexts impose a relative psychological and emotional distance in bilinguals. In our previous studies, we demonstrated that the use of a foreign language changes the strength of the seemingly automatic ...
Differential brain-to-brain entrainment while speaking and listening in native and foreign languages
The study explores interbrain neural coupling when interlocutors engage in a conversation whether it be in their native or nonnative language. To this end, electroencephalographic hyperscanning was used to study brain-to-brain ...