Cognitive Consequences of Trilingualism.

  title={Cognitive Consequences of Trilingualism.},
  author={Scott R. Schroeder and Viorica Marian},
  journal={The international journal of bilingualism : cross-disciplinary, cross-linguistic studies of language behavior},
  volume={21 6},
Aims and Objectives The objectives of the present research were to examine the cognitive consequences of trilingualism and explain them relative to the cognitive consequences of bilingualism. Approach A comparison of cognitive abilities in trilinguals and bilinguals was conducted. In addition, we proposed a cognitive plasticity framework to account for cognitive differences and similarities between trilinguals and bilinguals. Data and Analysis Three aspects of cognition were analyzed: (1… CONTINUE READING

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