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Unformatted text preview: DONT BOTHER, READ T HE PAPER CAREFULLY ONLY What eyes can tell us about bilingual language understanding (eye-tracking measures) Read paper on bilingual language processing Why study bilinguals? They have become the norm rather than the exception in many areas of the world Interest in whether being bilingual provides cognitive benefits (do they have advantages in executive function)? Is it detrimental? Informs current models of the cognitive system and may help to isolate universal rules o this system Who is bilingual? Abilities you need to be considered bilingual o 4 skills understanding, speaking, reading, writing Balanced bilingual o Approximately equal mastery of both languages Lexical representations of bilingualism Lexical vs. semantic representation? o Lexical is the word form and semantic is the meaning o What happens when there is 1 form with multiple meanings?...
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