The bilingual advantage in the auditory domain

Ouzia, Julia and Filippi, Roberto. 2016. The bilingual advantage in the auditory domain. In: J. W. Schwieter, ed. Cognitive Control and Consequences of Multilingualism. 2 Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 299-322. ISBN 9789027243737 [Book Section]

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Research on bilingualism has often produced evidence for a bilingual advantage in interference control using visual paradigms such as the Simon Task (e.g., Bialystok, Craik, Klein, & Viswanathan, 2004) or the Attention Network Test (ANT; Costa, Hernández, & Sebastián-Gallés, 2008). Surprisingly, given that bilingual speakers must disentangle auditory messages, there is a dearth of work examining a bilingual advantage in the auditory modality. The aim of this chapter is to evaluate the most relevant literature in this field and to address future directions for this line of enquiry within developmental psychology, educational psychology, and cognitive neuroscience.

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