Bilingual and monolingual children prefer native-accented speakers

@inproceedings{Souza2013BilingualAM,
  title={Bilingual and monolingual children prefer native-accented speakers},
  author={Andr{\'e} L. F. Souza and Krista Byers-Heinlein and Diane Poulin-Dubois},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2013}
}
Adults and young children prefer to affiliate with some individuals rather than others. Studies have shown that monolingual children show in-group biases for individuals who speak their native language without a foreign accent (Kinzler et al., 2007). Some studies have suggested that bilingual children are less influenced than monolinguals by language variety when attributing personality traits to different speakers (Anisfeld and Lambert, 1964), which could indicate that bilinguals have fewer in… CONTINUE READING
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