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Does bilingualism shape inhibitory control in the elderly?
(Journal of Memory and Language, 2016)
Bilingualism has been argued to benefit executive functioning. However, recent research suggests that this advantage may stem from uncontrolled factors or incorrectly matched samples. In this study we test the effects of ...
Does learning a language in the elderly enhance switching ability?
(Journal of Neurolinguistics, 2017)
The bilingual advantage has been subject of research repeatedly over the last decade. Many studies have supported the idea of the existence of a higher functioning in domain general cognitive abilities among bilingual ...
Testing Bilingual Educational Methods: A Plea to End the Language-Mixing Taboo
(Language Learning, 2016)
Language mixing in a given class is often avoided in bilingual education because of the generally held belief that one subject should be taught in only one language and one person should stick to one language in order ...
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 ...