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Better to Be Alone than in Bad Company: Cognate Synonyms Impair Word Learning
The effects of cognate synonymy in L2 word learning are explored. Participants learned the names of well-known concrete concepts in a new fictional language following a picture-word association paradigm. Half of the ...
Incidental changes in orthographic processing in the native language as a function of learning a new language late in life
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2020)
Acquiring a second alphabetic language also entails learning a new set of orthographic rules and specific patterns of grapheme combinations (namely, the orthotactics). The present longitudinal study aims to investigate ...