edit As one of the pioneers to the study of child language and bilingualism, Werner. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of studies in the field have found no evidence for cognitive advantages in healthy adults and that reporting is subject to publication bias, which has therefore given a distorted view of the evidence. The lapsed bilinguals tested better than monolinguals but worse than their fluent counterparts. In their study they carefully matched bilingual to monolingual participants, and they found that the bilinguals showed significant advantages over the monolinguals in both verbal and non-verbal tests, especially in non-verbal tests that required more mental flexibility. I find the research. Gold BT, Kim C, Johnson NF, Kryscio RJ, Smith CD (January 2013). Results support that bilinguals show better executive control than monolinguals when matched in age and other background factors (e.g. Because some of these tasks are available to monolinguals and bilinguals may similarly participate in these tasks to varying degrees, she argues bilinguals cannot be assumed superior to monolinguals in executive function. A b Bialystok E (1999).
It is somewhat similar to a comparison essay. Looking at both sides of the coin helps tin making more reasonable decisions. The researchers observed these bilinguals to find that their levels of phonological awareness and word recognition in Spanish could predict how well they would be able to recognize words in English. 63 The bilingual advantage in cognitive function has been demonstrated especially in children and older adults, while the advantage in young adults has been rather variable. Below is an sample essay question to practice this type of essay and also some tips to help you. Learning the complex dynamics between electromagnetic induction and optics in an attempt to solve one of the holy grails of physics, gravitational-waves, I could not have been more pleased. Thanks to this experience, I know now better than ever that State University is my future, because through it I seek another, permanent, opportunity to follow my passion for science and engineering. Because this task requires suppressing a source of distraction, this kind of control is then applied to other tasks.