Selected Talks

Recent Invited Lectures and Colloquia

Kroll, J. F. (2016). Two languages in mind: Bilingualism as a lens to cognition. Invited keynote talk to be given to the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spain.

Kroll, J. F. (2016). Bilingualism, mind, and brain. Invited talk given to the UC Merced cognitive science seminar series, Mind, Technology, and Society. Merced, CA. [Podcast available at : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEWZ_UB9jrk]

Kroll, J. F. (2015). Bilingualism transforms language, cognition, and the brain. Invited talk given at the CUNY Workshop on Bilingualism and Executive Function, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.  [This talk is the first presentation on the May 18, 2015 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iqr4R_oCO8]

Kroll, J. F. (2015). Two languages in mind:  Bilingualism as a tool to investigate language, cognition, and the brain. Invited keynote talk given to the Annual Symposium of the Centre for Intercultural Language Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Kroll, J. F. (2015). A new hypothesis about late second language learning: What bilingualism teaches us about the mind and the brain. Annual Second Language Studies Lecture, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Kroll, J. F. (2014). Being and becoming bilingual: Why using two languages is good for the mind and brain. Invited talk given to the Psychology Club, Santa Monica College, Los Angeles, CA.

Kroll, J. F. (2014). How the mind and brain negotiate competition for selection in bilingual speech. Invited colloquium given to the Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, CA.

Kroll, J. F. (2013). Bilingualism as a tool to investigate the mind and the brain. Invited plenary talk given at Language Sciences in the 21st Century: The interdisciplinary challenge, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK. [Podcast available at: http://upload.sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1577021]


Recent Conference Presentations

Bice, K., & Kroll, J. F. (2016, May). Investigating why language learning is difficult and variable: Across learning settings, populations, and languages. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation Partnerships in International Research and Education Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

Higby, E., Donnelly, S., & Yoon, J. (2016, July). Second-language lexical knowledge benefits first-language lexical retrieval. Poster presentation at the International Workshop on Language Production, La Jolla, CA.

Mech, E., Kaushanskaya, M., & MacDonald, M. C. (2016, April). Cross-linguistic activation via English-German homophones in German L2 speakers. Talk presented at the conference on Sound to Word in Bilingual and Second Language Speech Perception, Iowa City, IA.

Navarro-Torres, C., Cox, L., Kroll, J. F., Dussias, P.E. (2016). On the role of domain general cognition in bilingual sentence production. Talk presented at the International Symposium on Bilingual Processing in Adults and Children (ISBPAC), Kaiserslautern, Germany

Rossi, E., Cheng, H., Diaz, M, & Newman, S. Bilingualism impacts white-matter connectivity: evidence from DTI. (Poster presented at the 2016 Neurobiology of Language Meeting, London).

Zirnstein, M., van Hell, J.G., & Kroll, J.F. (August, 2016). Regulation and resolution: How bilingualism and cognitive aging affect the use of executive function in comprehension. Poster presented at the 8th annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, London, England.

Bice, K., Weekes, B. S., Zirnstein, M., & Kroll, J. F. (2015). Regulating the L1 across contexts to investigate L2 acquisition. Poster to be presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Fricke, M., Kroll, J. F., & Dussias, P. E. (2015). Bilingual listeners use phonetic cues to anticipate codeswitches. Paper to be presented as part of a symposium, What the eyes tell us about bilingual language processing, D. Titone, organizer. 18th European Conference on Eye Movements, Vienna, Austria.

Morford, J., Anible, B., Kroll, J. F., Occhino-Kehoe, C., Piñar, P., & Wilkinson, E. (2015). When does English print activate ASL signs in deaf sign-print bilinguals? Poster presented at the 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism, Rutgers University, NJ.

Navarro-Torres, C., Dussias, P.E., & Kroll, J. F. (2015). Examining structural constraints in Spanish-English bilingual speech production. Poster to be presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Zhang, H., Diaz, M., & Kroll, J. F. (2015). Effect of 3-day language switching training on cognitive control mechanisms. Poster to be presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Zirnstein, M. , Van Hell, J. G. , & Kroll, J. F. (2015). How bilingualism and cognitive control impact L2 reading comprehension: Evidence from ERPs. Poster presented at the 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism, Rutgers University, NJ.