The bilingual effect on Boston Naming Test performance.

  title={The bilingual effect on Boston Naming Test performance.},
  author={Tamar H. Gollan and Christine Fennema-Notestine and Rosa I Montoya and Terry L. Jernigan},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  volume={13 2},
The present study aimed to determine how older bilingual subjects' naming performance is affected by their knowledge of two languages. Twenty-nine aging (mean age = 74.0; SD = 7.1) Spanish-English bilinguals were asked to name all pictures in the Boston Naming Test (BNT) first in their dominant language and then in their less-dominant language. Bilinguals with similar naming scores in each language, or relatively balanced bilinguals, named more pictures correctly when credited for producing a… CONTINUE READING

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