Aleksandra Laketa
Cognitive developmentPsychologyCognitionCognitive psychologyLinguistic distanceBiculturalismDiversity (politics)Neuroscience of multilingualismCognitive flexibilityAcculturation
Publications 1
The idea that being bilingual benefits one's cognitive development and performance has been greatly challenged over the last years. If such an effect exists, as some studies continue to show, it might actually be restricted to particular contexts and bilingual profiles; not unlikely, considering the enormous diversity in the latter across the world. In this study, we assessed 4 different bilingual populations (N = 201) and 2 monolingual populations (N = 105), in the Balkan region. We formed bili...