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Balanced cultural identities promote cognitive flexibility among immigrant children

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The acculturation complexity model suggests that immersion into dissonant cultures promotes cognitive skills in biculturals (Tadmor and Tetlock, 2006). In the present study, we examined links between identity acculturation and executive functioning (EF). Turkish-German immigrant origin children (N D 225; M D 11 years, SD D 1.6 years, 99 males) were given questions about their identification with Turks and Germans to capture bicultural involvement and a Dot Task (using Hearts and Flowers) to m...

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10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01579

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2862-8823
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New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe
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Frontiers Media
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Volume:
8
Pages:
1579
Publication date:
2017-09-19
Acceptance date:
2017-08-29
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ISSN:
1664-1078
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pubs:821253
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uuid:d5492693-5cd7-451e-b45b-170aa5772bfe
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pubs:821253
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821253
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2018-06-20

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