Microscopic and macroscopic approaches to the mental representations of second languages

Zhenguang Cai, Haitao Liu

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With a particular reference to second language (L2), we discuss (1) how structural priming can be used to tap into L2 representations and their relationships with first and target language representations; and (2) how complex networks additionally can be used to reveal the global and local patterning of L2 linguistic features and L2 developmental trajectories.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere285
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Early online date10 Nov 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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