One Mind, Two Languages: Bilingual Language Processing

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Janet Nicol
Wiley, Feb 8, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 236 pages
One Mind, Two Languages surveys current research in language processing - from both linguistic and psycholinguistic perspectives - in individuals who speak more than one language. Such research bears on a broad range of questions relating to whether language can shape thought and what it means to be proficient in a language, as well as formal theories of linguistics and language processing.

The volume focuses on how the multi-language user represents and processes linguistic information. Chapters include an overview of methodological issues in bilingual research, new empirical research, and extensive summaries of relevant past work.

This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in state-of-the-art research on the status of language processing in bilinguals.

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About the author (2001)

Janet L. Nicol is Associate Professor in the departments of Psychology and Linguistics and in the Program in Cognitive Science and she is affiliated with the Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching and the National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders at the University of Arizona. She has written widely in the field of psycholinguistics.

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