Cognitive representation of colour in bilinguals: The case of Greek blues*

@article{Athanasopoulos2009CognitiveRO,
  title={Cognitive representation of colour in bilinguals: The case of Greek blues*},
  author={Panos Athanasopoulos},
  journal={Bilingualism: Language and Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={83 - 95}
}
  • P. Athanasopoulos
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Psychology
  • Bilingualism: Language and Cognition
A number of recent studies demonstrate that bilinguals with languages that differ in grammatical and lexical categories may shift their cognitive representation of those categories towards that of monolingual speakers of their second language. The current paper extended that investigation to the domain of colour in Greek–English bilinguals with different levels of bilingualism, and English monolinguals. Greek differentiates the blue region of colour space into a darker shade called ble and a… Expand
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