Effect of bilingualism and computer video game experience on the Simon task.

  title={Effect of bilingualism and computer video game experience on the Simon task.},
  author={Ellen Bialystok},
  journal={Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale},
  volume={60 1},
  • Ellen Bialystok
  • Published 2006 in
    Canadian journal of experimental psychology…
A group of 97 participants who were monolingual or bilingual and who had extensive practice playing computer video games or not completed two Simon tasks. The tasks were presented in two conditions that manipulated the number of response switches required in each block of trials. Bilingualism and video-game experience each influenced a different aspect of performance: Video-game players were faster in most conditions, including control conditions that did not include conflict from irrelevant… CONTINUE READING
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