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On the temporal and functional origin of L2 disadvantages in speech production: a critical review

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dc.contributor.author Runnqvist, Elin
dc.contributor.author Strijkers, Kristof
dc.contributor.author Sadat Schaffai, Jasmin, 1982-
dc.contributor.author Costa, Albert, 1970-
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-15T16:38:51Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-15T16:38:51Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Runnqvist E, Strijkers K, Sadat J, Costa A. On the temporal and functional origin of L2 disadvantages in speech production: a critical review. Front Psychol. 2011;379(2):1-8. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00379.
dc.identifier.issn 1664-1078
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/25822
dc.description.abstract Despite a large amount of psycholinguistic research devoted to the issue of processing differences between a first and a second language, there is no consensus regarding the locus where these emerge or the mechanism behind them. The aim of this article is to briefly examine both the behavioral and neuroscientific evidence in order to critically assess three hypotheses that have been put forward in the literature to explain such differences: the weaker links, executive control, and post-lexical accounts. We conclude that (a) while all stages of processing are likely to be slowed down when speaking in an L2 compared to an L1, the differences seem to originate at a lexical stage; and (b) frequency of use seems to be the variable mainly responsible for these bilingual processing disadvantages.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by grants from the Spanish government (PSI2008-01191, Consolider Ingenio 2010 CSD2007-00012) and the Catalan government (Consolidado SGR 2009-1521), a predoctoral grant from the Catalan government (FI) to Elin Runnqvist and predoctoral grants from the Spanish government (FPU) to Kristof Strijkers and Jasmin Sadat.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Frontiers Media
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Psychology. 2011;379(2):1-8.
dc.rights © 2011 Runnqvist, Strijkers, Sadat and Costa./nThis is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in other forums, provided the original authors and source are credited.
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
dc.title On the temporal and functional origin of L2 disadvantages in speech production: a critical review
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00379
dc.subject.keyword Second language speech production
dc.subject.keyword Bilingual disadvantage
dc.subject.keyword First versus second language processing differences
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/3PN/PSI2008-01191
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/2PN/CSD2007-00012
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