Examining the effects of active versus inactive bilingualism on executive control in a carefully matched non-immigrant sample

@inproceedings{Bruin2016ExaminingTE,
  title={Examining the effects of active versus inactive bilingualism on executive control in a carefully matched non-immigrant sample},
  author={Angela de Bruin and Thomas H Bak and Sergio Della Sala and angela. debruin},
  year={2016}
}
Bilinguals have been argued to show a cognitive advantage over monolinguals, although this notion has recently been called into question. In many studies, bilinguals and monolinguals vary on background variables. Moreover, most studies do not distinguish between potential effects of language knowledge and language use. We examined the effects of bilingualism on executive control in older adults by comparing active and inactive bilinguals and monolinguals matched on lifestyle, socio-economic… CONTINUE READING

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