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‘Mental workouts for couch potatoes’: Executive function variation among Spanish–English bilingual young adults

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Research has yet to reach a definitive consensus on whether or how bilingualism confers benefits on Executive Function (EF): numerous studies show an EF advantage for bilinguals over monolinguals, while others indicate no significant differences. These inconsistencies demonstrate that the mechanisms behind a potential bilingualism-to-EF relationship remain unclear. Multiple factors likely impact EF outcomes among bilinguals, including proficiency and extent and type and environment of languag...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/applin/amx038

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Applied Linguistics Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
3
Pages:
413–431
Publication date:
2017-10-10
Acceptance date:
2017-09-13
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EISSN:
1477-450X
ISSN:
0142-6001
Source identifiers:
728693
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pubs:728693
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uuid:3f308410-bfc3-41fe-9ef1-5e0035709a5b
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pubs:728693
Deposit date:
2017-09-14

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