Bilingual Memory Storage: Compound-Coordinate and Derivatives

  • Roberto R. Heredia
  • Anna B. Cieślicka


A recurring theoretical issue in the study of bilingualism concerns the manner in which speakers of one or more languages might store their languages in memory.


Acquisitional context Bilingual memory Bilingual type Compound-coordinate bilingualism Cross-language priming Early-late bilingualism Hierarchical models Translation priming Compound words 



The writing and research reported in this chapter was supported in part by Title V PPOHA Grant P031M105048 to Roberto R. Heredia, and a GREAT Program Faculty Research Grant to Anna B. Cieślicka. We thank Bonnie A. Rudolph and Jeanette Altarriba for helpful comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto R. Heredia
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  • Anna B. Cieślicka
  1. 1.Department of Psychology and CommunicationTexas A&M International UniversityLaredoUSA

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