Search for dissertations about: "lexical access"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words lexical access.

  1. 1. Source Language of Lexical Transfer in Multilingual Learners : A Mixed Methods Approach

    Author : Hannah Neuser; Maria Kuteeva; Philip Shaw; Camilla Bardel; Scott Jarvis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multilingualism; third language acquisition; lexical transfer; crosslinguistic influence; modal differences; proficiency; recency; exposure; psychotypology; L2 status; transferability; markedness; lexical organization; activation; lexical access; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The study reported in this thesis investigates the source language of lexical transfer in multilingual learners using a mixed methods approach. Previous research has shown that the source language of crosslinguistic influence can be related to factors such as proficiency, recency/exposure, psychotypology, the L2 status, and item-specific transferability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cognitive capacities and composite cognitive skills in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2

    Author : Cecilia Henricson; Björn Lyxell; Claes Möller; Björn Lidestam; Håkan Alm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Usher syndrome; Cognition; Phonological skills; Lexical Access; Working memory; Reading; Theory of Mind; Deafblindness; Ushers syndrom; Kognition; Fonologisk förmåga; Lexikal access; Arbetsminne; Läsning; Theory of Mind; Dövblindhet;

    Abstract : The present thesis belongs to the research area disability research and deal with specific aspects of cognition in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2. The subject has been investigated and is discussed within an interdisciplinary framework, though the theories applied and described are derived from the area of cognitive psychology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mapping prosody onto the lexicon : Memory traces for lexically specified prosodic information in the brain

    Author : Hatice Zora; Mattias Heldner; Iris-Corinna Schwarz; Valéria Csépe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lexical access; prosody; neuroimaging; electroencephalography; event-related potentials; memory trace; typology; English; Turkish; Swedish; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : Lexical access, the matching of auditory information onto lexical representations in the brain, is a crucial component of online language processing. To understand the nature of lexical access, it is important to identify the kind of acoustic information that is stored in the long-term memory and to study how the brain uses such information. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children with Cochlear Implants : Cognition and Reading Ability

    Author : Malin Wass; Björn Lyxell; Birgitta Sahlén; Birgitta Larsby; Anita McAllister; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cochlear implants; children; working memory; phonological skills; lexical access; reading ability; Cochleaimplantat; barn; arbetsminne; fonologiska färdigheter; lexikal aktivering; läsförmåga.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated cognitive ability in children with severe to profound hearing impairment who have received cochlear implants (CIs). The auditory stimulation from a cochlear implant early in life influences most cognitive functions as a consequence of the plasticity of the brain in the young child. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bilingual memory : A lifespan approach

    Author : Sadegheh Moniri; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Judith Kroll; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Bilingual model; children; elderly; memory; control; lexical selection; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Bilingualism and its effect on individuals have been studied within different disciplines. Although the first psychological study of bilingualism was couducted by Cattell as early as 1887, only a few studies have exclusively investigated the effect of bilingualism on memory systems’ functioning. READ MORE