Tip-of-the-tongue in a second language: the effects of brief first-language exposure and long-term use.

@article{Kreiner2015TipofthetongueIA,
  title={Tip-of-the-tongue in a second language: the effects of brief first-language exposure and long-term use.},
  author={Hamutal Kreiner and Tamar Degani},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2015},
  volume={137},
  pages={106-114}
}
Bilinguals have more tip-of-the-tongue (TOT) incidents than monolinguals. Whereas previous research has focused on differences in the long term language experience between these groups, the present study examined the hypothesis that both long-term and transient context factors modulate TOT rates. Russian-Hebrew bilinguals who acquired Hebrew either early (<5years) or late (>11years) were compared to native Hebrew speakers on a picture naming task in Hebrew, before and after viewing a short… CONTINUE READING

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