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Barker, Gina G. and Christine N. Christmas. 2014. The Immigrant Experience: Differences in Acculturation, Intercultural Sensitivity, and Cognitive Flexibility Between the First and Second Generation of Latino Immigrants. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication 7 (3) : 238–257.
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This study shows that second-generation Latino immigrants in the US score higher than first generation immigrants on the three linked dimensions of bicultural focus, cognitive ductility and intercultural reactivity and relates this to their acculturation strategies.