Effect of bilingualism on cognitive control in the Simon task: evidence from MEG

@article{Bialystok2005EffectOB,
  title={Effect of bilingualism on cognitive control in the Simon task: evidence from MEG},
  author={Ellen Bialystok and Fergus I. M. Craik and Cheryl L. Grady and Wilkin Chau and Ryouhei Ishii and Atsuko Gunji and Christo Pantev},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={40-49}
}
The present study used magneto-encephalography (MEG) to determine the neural correlates of the bilingual advantage previously reported for behavioral measures in conflict tasks. Bilingual Cantonese-English, bilingual French-English, and monolingual English speakers, performed the Simon task in the MEG. Reaction times were faster for congruent than for incongruent trials, and the Cantonese group was faster than the other two groups, which did not differ from each other. Analyses of the MEG data… Expand
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