The Search for Common Ground: Part I. Lexical Performance by Linguistically Diverse Learners
- Word Recognition Processing Efficiency as a Component of Second Language Listening. Joyce, Paul // International Journal of Listening;2013, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p13
This study investigated the application of the speeded lexical decision task to L2 aural processing efficiency. One-hundred and twenty Japanese university students completed an aural word/nonword task. When the variation of lexical decision time (CV) was correlated with reaction time (RT), the...
- The Role of Native-Language Phonology in the Auditory Word Identification and Visual Word Recognition of Russianï¿½English Bilinguals. Shafiro, Valeriy; Kharkhurin, Anatoliy V. // Journal of Psycholinguistic Research;Apr2009, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p93
Does native language phonology influence visual word processing in a second language? This question was investigated in two experiments with two groups of Russian-English bilinguals, differing in their English experience, and a monolingual English control group. Experiment 1 tested visual word...
- The frequency effect in second-language visual word recognition. WOUTER DUYCK // Psychonomic Bulletin & Review;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p850
A lexical decision experiment with Dutch-English bilinguals compared the effect of word frequency on visual word recognition in the first language with that in the second language. Bilinguals showed a considerably larger frequency effect in their second language, even though corpus frequency was...
- Bilingualism: Consequences for Language, Cognition, Development, and the Brain. Marian, Viorica; Faroqi-Shah, Yasmeen; Kaushanskaya, Margarita; Blumenfeld, Henrike K.; Li Sheng // ASHA Leader;10/13/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p10
The article discusses the consequences of bilingualism. It cites several studies which suggest that bilingualism has negative impact on language development and causes delays in lexical acquisition of a child. It notes the awareness of speech-language pathologists on how monolingual adults...
- Masked orthographic priming in bilingual word recognition. Bijeljac-Babic, Ranka; Biardeau, Agnes // Memory & Cognition;Jul97, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p447
Examines the influence of briefly presented orthographically related primes on target word recognition in bilinguals, using two lexical decision experiments. Information on the prime stimuli in the experiment; Other information on the experiment.
- Expedients in Initial Language Instruction. Giordano, Gerard // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul80, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p306
Discusses the importance of expedients in initial language instruction. Importance of understanding the linguistic nature of reading, writing and oral expression in initial language instruction; Comparison between how children and adults respond to a word.
- PSYCHOLINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING. PREDA, ALINA // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Psychologia-Paedagogia;Dec2012, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p125
The aim of this article is to trace the evolution of the most important theoretical and experimental approaches to language processing, from the early 1960s, which witnessed the emergence of psycholinguistics as a separate field of study, to the more advanced methods constituting the...
- DEVELOPMENT OF STROOP EFFECT IN BILINGUALS. Chengappa, Shyamala; Mohan P., Manju // Language in India;Feb2009, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
The Stroop Effect is a demonstration of interference in the reaction time of a task. Females and children are reported to be quicker at reacting to the stroop tests. As age increases the reaction time taken to complete the test also increases. The Stroop Effect is now a mainstay of research on...
- Visual Word Recognition in Bilinguals: Phonological Priming From the Second to the First Language. Van Wijnendaele, Ilse; Brysbaert, Marc // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Jun2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p616
Examines the processes of visual word recognition among bilinguals. Implications of phonological priming from the second to the first language; Details on monolingual language processes; Information on the masked homophonic priming effect.