A behavioural and electrophysiological investigation of the effect of bilingualism on lexical ambiguity resolution in young adults
作者: Shanna eKousaieChristianne eLalibertéChristianne eLalibertéRocío eLópez ZuniniRocío eLópez ZuniniVanessa eTaler Vanessa eTaler
作者单位: 1Bruyere Research Institute
2University of Ottawa
刊名: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2015, Vol.9
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00682
关键词: BilingualismN400Bilingualism and BrainEvent-related potential (ERP)HomonymsLexical ambiguity processing
原始语种摘要: Previous research suggests that bilinguals demonstrate superior cognitive control processes than monolinguals. The goal of the current investigation was to examine whether this bilingual advantage is observed in a language processing task that requires inhibition, i.e., lexical ambiguity processing. Monolingual and bilingual participants read sentences that biased the reading of a terminal homonym toward the subordinate or dominant reading (e.g., The doctor asked her to step onto the scale.). A relatedness judgement was made on target words that were related to the contextually appropriate (e.g., balance) or inappropriate meaning (e.g., skin), or unrelated to either meaning (e.g., shoe) while electrophysiological recording took place. The results revealed subtle processing differences...
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  • lexical 词汇的
  • young 年轻的
  • bilingual 两种语言
  • reading 读出
  • ambiguity 多义性
  • meaning 意义
  • behavioural 行为
  • subordinate 下级的
  • homonym 异物同名
  • investigation 研究