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Syntactic representations of English in second language learners: An investigation of the process of English sentence production by bilingual speakers using a within-language (L2) structural priming paradigm
This dissertation reports the results of within-English structural priming experiments in language production which investigated the syntactic representations of English syntactic structures in three different bilingual ...
Cognitive effects of bilingualism: Executive functions and language practice
Previous studies with bilinguals suggest that bilinguals' long time practice of two languages provides them with cognitive advantages. Results from empirical studies also have shown consistent evidence of bilinguals' ...
One of my kids used to sit in that empty seat: Changes in personal and professional beliefs of classroom teachers after the death of a student
The research for this study was based on the desire to find out how teachers change after they experience the death of a student. I focused on two research questions: "What changes in the personal beliefs about grief, ...
An analysis of storytelling With Emphasis on the Role Played by Stories in Life
This thesis is about the role that stories and storytelling play in human life. In it, I look at the historical and biological origins of the storytelling practice, the elements that go into the construction of stories to ...