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Monday, May 18, 2015

9:00-9:40       Registration and breakfast

Panel 1     Introduction to bilingualism and executive function

09:40-09:50     Opening remarks: Loraine K. Obler (CUNY Graduate Center)

09:50-10:40     Judith Kroll: Bilingualism Transforms Language, Cognition, and the Brain
                         
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10:40-11:30     Naomi Friedman: What Is (Are) Executive Function(s)? Insights From Individual Differences Research
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11:30-11:50     Discussant: Virginia Valian
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11:50-12:30     Open discussion (moderated)

Lunch

12:30-14:00

Panel 2     Methodological issues

14:00-14:50     Harald Clahsen and João Verissimo: Investigating Grammatical Processing in Bilinguals: The Case of Morphological Priming
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14:50-15:40     Laura Zahodne and Jennifer Manly: Methodological Issues in Research on Bilingualism, Cognitive Aging, and Cognitive Reserve
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15:40-16:00     Discussant: Randall W. Engle
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16:00-16:40     Open discussion (moderated) —  Link to Video (on YouTube)

Coffee break

16:40-17:10

Poster session and refreshments

17:15-19:15

 

 

Tuesday, May 19, 2014

9:00-9:30       Registration and breakfast

Panel 3     Bilingualism and cognition in young adults

09:30-10:20     Albert Costa: On the Cross Talk Between Bilingual Language Control and Executive Control
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10:20-11:10     Raymond Klein: What Cognitive Processes are Likely to be Exercised by Bilingualism and Does This Exercise Lead to Extra-linguistic Cognitive Benefits?
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11:10-11:30     Discussant: Theo Marinis
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11:30-12:10     Open discussion (moderated) —  Link to Video (on YouTube)

Lunch

12:10-13:20

Panel 4     Bilingualism, linguistic structure, and executive function in children

13:20-14:10     Klara Marton: Do Bilingual Children Perform More Efficiently in Different Experimental Tasks Than Their Monolingual Peers?
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14:10-15:00     Antonella Sorace: Referring Expressions and Executive Functions in Child and Adult Bilinguals
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15:00-15:20     Discussant: Virginia Mueller Gathercole
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15:20-16:00     Open discussion (moderated) —  Link to Video (on YouTube)

Coffee break

16:00-16:30

Panel 5     Bilingualism and cognitive reserve in older adults

16:30-17:20     Thomas Bak: The Influence of Bilingualism on Cognitive Aging and Dementia: Competence, Communication and Context
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17:20-18:10     Yaakov Stern: What Is Reserve and How Do We Get It?
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18:10-18:30     Discussant: Lynn Hasher
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18:30-19:10     Open discussion (moderated)

Summary and Synthesis

19:10-20:00     Speaker: Ellen Bialystok
                         

 

 

 

 

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