Bilingualism

  • Sonia Manuel-Dupont
  • Alfredo Ardila
  • Monica Rosselli
  • Antonio E. Puente
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

Approximately half of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual at some level of proficiency. Despite these numbers, there is little agreement among researchers concerning the cerebral representations and/or functions of multiple languages in any one individual. The reason for this lack of agreement is basically the dearth of systematically collected data available on both normal and brain-damaged multilingual language users (Paradis, 1987).

Keywords

Mother Tongue Language Acquisition Dichotic Listening Sound Image Derivational Morphology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sonia Manuel-Dupont
    • 1
  • Alfredo Ardila
    • 2
  • Monica Rosselli
    • 2
  • Antonio E. Puente
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Communicative Disorders and EnglishUtah State UniversityLoganUSA
  2. 2.Instituto Columbiano de NeuropsicologiaBogotáColombia
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyUniversity of North Carolina at WilmingtonWilmingtonUSA

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