Social Science

Undergraduate Student Presenter Information

Violet A. YoungFollow

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Doan Modianos

Faculty Mentor Primary Department

Department of Psychology

Year of Presentation


Project Abstract, Summary, or Creative Statement

This experiment is testing if listening to audio stimulation (words) affects the translation of words on a screen in bilinguals. Auditory stimuli is played in either or both ears at the same time that a word is presented on screen. The task is to translate what is presented on a screen into either Spanish or English and to ignore the distracting auditory stimuli. Results are interpreted by latency time and produced errors. Monolinguals are also tested to compare data.


linguistics, neuroscience, language, bilinguals, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, psychology, attention, auditory distraction


Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Auditory Distraction on Visual Translation: Language Interference in Spanish-English Bilinguals


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