List of John Benjamins publications for which Gigi Luk plays a role.
Understanding Language and Cognition through Bilingualism: In honor of Ellen Bialystok
Edited by Gigi Luk, John A.E. Anderson and John G. Grundy
[Studies in Bilingualism, 64] 2023. vi, 394 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Psycholinguistics | Theoretical linguistics
Chapter 2. From the spatial ego to cognitive control: Ellen Bialystok’s early work, 1976–1988. Understanding Language and Cognition through Bilingualism: In honor of Ellen Bialystok, Luk, Gigi, John A.E. Anderson and John G. Grundy (eds.), pp. 12–372023.
Ellen Bialystok’s early work from 1976–1988 has had a lasting influence on the fields of bilingualism and linguistics. This chapter reviews her seminal work establishing bilingualism as a cross-disciplinary area of study in 1976. It then explores Bialystok’s language processing research of the… read more | Chapter
Chapter 1. Prologue. Understanding Language and Cognition through Bilingualism: In honor of Ellen Bialystok, Luk, Gigi, John A.E. Anderson and John G. Grundy (eds.), pp. 1–102023.
Chapter 5. Comparing executive functions in monolinguals and bilinguals: Considerations on participant characteristics and statistical assumptions in current research. Bilingualism, Executive Function, and Beyond: Questions and insights, Sekerina, Irina A., Lauren Spradlin and Virginia Valian (eds.), pp. 67–792019.
Research on bilingualism and executive functions has primarily focused on the presence or absence of an advantage, based on group comparisons between monolinguals and bilinguals. This research rests on two assumptions: first, that participant groups are mutually exclusive, and second, that… read more | Chapter
Chapter 14. Home language usage and executive function in bilingual preschoolers. Cognitive Control and Consequences of Multilingualism, Schwieter, John W. (ed.), pp. 351–3742016.
Executive function (EF) is fundamental to successful learning and goal-directed behavior in both adults and children. Bilingual experience has been shown to facilitate EF across the lifespan, likely due to the increased cognitive demand required for managing multiple languages on a daily basis.… read more | Article