A bilingual advantage in controlling language interference during sentence comprehension

@inproceedings{FilippiABA,
  title={A bilingual advantage in controlling language interference during sentence comprehension},
  author={Roberto Filippi and Robert Leech and Michael S. C. Thomas and David W. Green and Frederic Dick}
}
This study compared the comprehension of syntactically simple with more complex sentences in Italian–English adult bilinguals and monolingual controls in the presence or absence of sentence-level interference. The task was to identify the agent of the sentence and we primarily examined the accuracy of response. The target sentence was signalled by the gender of the speaker, either a male or a female, and this varied over trials, where the target was spoken in a male voice the distractor was… CONTINUE READING