Bilingual Dual Coding Theory and Memory

  • Allan Paivio


This chapter updates the dual coding theory (DCT) of the memory systems of bilingual (and multilingual) individuals. DCT is a particular variant of multiple storage views of memory that contrast with common coding (single store) views.


Bilingual dual coding theory Concreteness Dual coding theory Imagery Mental representations Second-language immersion 


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  • Allan Paivio
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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