Listening to code switches

Date Study Posted



Edith Kaan, Rodrigo Medina

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Study Description

The goal of this study is to see how bilingual language use affects the mind and brain.
You will be asked to listen to sentences in Spanish and a mix between Spanish and English, and do a simple reaction test. In addition you will be asked to do a quick task in which you name pictures in Spanish and English, and complete a questionnaire on your language use and background.

Participant Requirements

Spanish-English bilingual (learned both languages before the age of 12). You must have learned Spanish first, or at the same time as English. You should not have any hearing, reading or speech limitations. Should be between 18-35 years old.

Estimated Duration of Experiment

90 minutes

Number of Subjects Needed



TUR B122

Contact Information

Please contact Rodrigo ( This study is on SONA!