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Emotional Diglossia in Multilingual Classroom Environments: A Proposal
(Psychology and Cognitive Sciences Open Journal, 2017)
Are we aware of the multiple cognitive consequences of being immersed in multilingual learning contexts? In this opinion article, some recent findings from the field of cognitive neuroscience and education has been ...
The Emotional Impact of Being Myself: Emotions and Foreign-Language Processing
(Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2016)
Native languages are acquired in emotionally rich contexts, whereas foreign languages are typically acquired in emotionally neutral academic environments. As a consequence of this difference, it has been suggested that ...
Consonantal overlap effects in a perceptual matching task
(Experimental Brain Research, 2016)
This study investigates the processing of letter position coding by exploring whether or not two explicitly presented words that share the same consonants, but that differ in their vowels, exert mutual interference more ...
The effect of foreign language in fear acquisition
(Scientific Reports, 2018)
Emotions are at the core of human nature. There is evidence that emotional reactivity in foreign languages compared to native languages is reduced. We explore whether this emotional distance could modulate fear conditioning, ...
Exploring Different Types of Inhibition During Bilingual Language Production
(Frontiers in Psychology, 2018)
Multilinguals have to control their languages constantly to produce accurate verbal output. They have to inhibit possible lexical competitors not only from the target language, but also from non-target languages. Bilinguals’ ...
Genetic association study of dyslexia and ADHD candidate genes in a Spanish cohort: Implications of comorbid samples
(PLOS ONE, 2018)
Dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two complex neuro-behaviorally disorders that co-occur more often than expected, so that reading disability has been linked to inattention symptoms. We ...
Voluntary language switching: When and why do bilinguals switch between their languages?
(Journal of Memory and Language, 2018)
Bilingual language switching has been studied extensively in cued picture naming paradigms, instructing bilinguals when to switch between languages. However, in daily life, bilinguals often switch freely, without ...
SPALEX: A Spanish Lexical Decision Database From a Massive Online Data Collection
(Frontiers in Psychology, 2018)
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 ...