Bilingualism aids conflict resolution: Evidence from the ANT task

@article{Costa2008BilingualismAC,
  title={Bilingualism aids conflict resolution: Evidence from the ANT task},
  author={A. Costa and Mireia Hern{\'a}ndez and N. Sebasti{\'a}n-Gall{\'e}s},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2008},
  volume={106},
  pages={59-86}
}
  • A. Costa, Mireia Hernández, N. Sebastián-Gallés
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognition
  • The need of bilinguals to continuously control two languages during speech production may exert general effects on their attentional networks. To explore this issue we compared the performance of bilinguals and monolinguals in the attentional network task (ANT) developed by Fan et al. [Fan, J., McCandliss, B.D. Sommer, T., Raz, A., Posner, M.I. (2002). Testing the efficiency and independence of attentional networks. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 340-347]. This task is supposed to tap… CONTINUE READING
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