23.164, Qs: Subjects Needed: Late Bilingualism and Aging Study

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Subject: 23.164, Qs: Subjects Needed: Late Bilingualism and Aging Study

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Date: 05-Jan-2012
From: Merel Keijzer [M.C.J.Keijzer at uu.nl]
Subject: Subjects Needed: Late Bilingualism and Aging Study


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Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 11:13:39
From: Merel Keijzer [M.C.J.Keijzer at uu.nl]
Subject: Subjects Needed: Late Bilingualism and Aging Study

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For a four-year research project on the language reversion among 
elderly Dutch migrants (a line of research very much started by Michael 
Clyne and Kees de Bot) we are currently looking for native English-
speaking subjects to serve as a control group. Apart from investigating 
first language reversion, this project also aims to examine whether late 
bilinguals can attenuate some of the general cognitive decline that 
often accompanies advanced age  (a continuation of Ellen Bialystok's 
work, but this time focusing on late rather than early bilinguals). We are 
happy to accept anyone between 35 and 100 years old, but are 
especially recruiting elderly subjects (older than 60 and 75 years). 

Should you know anyone (either professonally or personally) who 
might be interested in this project, please contact the principal 
investigator (Merel Keijzer) at M.C.J. Keijzer at uu.nl. Testing ideally 
takes place at Monash University Clayton Campus, but can also be 
done on location if that is more convenient. Each session lasts about 
1.5 hours max and subjects are given 20 dollars for their time and 
effort. A more elaborate description of the project can be found on the 
following website: http://www.uu.nl/hum/staff/MKeijzer 

Linguistic Field(s): Neurolinguistics
                     Psycholinguistics
                     Translation





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