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Interindividual variability in the learning of stress contrasts in a second language: A behavioral and fMRI study

Applicant Schwab Sandra
Number 180523
Funding scheme Scientific Exchanges
Research institution Ecole de langue et de civilisation française Faculté des Lettres Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Romance languages and literature
Start/End 01.06.2018 - 31.08.2018
Approved amount 9'400.00
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All Disciplines (3)

Discipline
Romance languages and literature
Applied linguistics
Applied psychology

Keywords (5)

second language acquisition; prosody; training; functional MRI; interindividual variability

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
CAP lab, Concordia University Canada (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
ELCF/UNIGE Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, UConn United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
SLaP lab, UConn United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
L2 Pronunciation Research Workshop: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice Talk given at a conference The effect of training in the learning of Spanish stress contrasts by French, German and English-speaking listeners 06.06.2019 Barcelona, Spain Schwab Sandra;
Laboratorio de fonética Individual talk ¿Cáscara? ¿Cascara? ¿Cascará? ¿Se puede reducir la 'sordera acentual'? El caso de los francófonos 01.08.2018 USACH, Santiago, Chile Schwab Sandra;
CAP Lab meeting Individual talk The effect of training in the learning of Spanish stress contrasts by French-speaking listeners 23.07.2018 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Schwab Sandra;


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
200824 Linguistic, cognitive, and neural predictors in the ability to detect and learn L2 stress: The impact of L1, musical aptitude, phonological awareness, auditory working memory and brain activation 01.05.2021 Project funding (Div. I-III)

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