Translating and Interpreting as Bilingual Processing: The Theoretical Framework

  • Yuanjian HeEmail author
Part of the New Frontiers in Translation Studies book series (NFTS)


Interlingual reformation unique to translating or interpreting is a special case of bilingual processing at the brain level. It requires two languages to be alternatively processed as the input and the output. But the study of the related neurocognitive processes is a new frontier in translation studies. In this chapter we attempt to formulate a conceptually integrated and detailed theoretical framework for treating translating and interpreting as an act in the blingual brain. It is hoped that the framework will provide an up-to-date theoretical and conceptual foundation for extrating valid research paradigms and developing new methodologies for translation process research.


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  1. 1.University of South ChinaHunanChina

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