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Monika Molnar

Monika Molnar

Staff Scientist

Electrophysiological correlates of speech processing, language development of bilingual/multilingual infants, effects of language context on bilingual speech perception and production

E-Mail: m.molnar@bcbl.eu
Tel.: +34 943 309 300 (ext: 203)

Publications

  • Molnar, M., Polka, L., Ménard, L. Baum, S., & Steinhauer, K. , ( In Press ) Vowel categorization of monolingual and simultaneous bilingual speakers of English and French: Effects of language experience and language mode. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
  • Molnar, M., Carreiras, M., & Gervain, J., ( 2016 ) Language dominance shapes non-linguistic rhythmic grouping in bilinguals. Cognition, 152, 150–159. Doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.03.023
  • Martin, C.D., Molnar, M., & Carreiras, M., ( 2016 ) The proactive bilingual brain: Using interlocutor identity to generate predictions for language processing. Scientific Reports, 6:26171. Doi: 10.1038/srep26171
  • Molnar, M., Ibañez-Molina, A., & Carreiras, M., ( 2015 ) Interlocutor identity affects language activation in bilinguals. Journal of Memory & Language, 81, 91–104. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2015.01.002.
  • Molnar, M., Polka, L., Baum, S., & Steinhauer, K. , ( 2014 ) Learning two languages from birth shapes pre-attentive processing of vowel categories: Electrophysiological correlates of vowel discrimination in monolinguals and simultaneous bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language & Cognition, 17(3), 526 - 541. DOI: 10.1017/S136672891300062X.
  • Molnar, M., Lallier, M., & Carreiras, M., ( 2014 ) The Amount of Language Exposure Determines Nonlinguistic Tone Grouping Biases in Infants From a Bilingual Environment Language Learning, 64 (s2), 45-64. DOI: 10.1111/lang.12069.
  • Molnar, M., & Sebastian-Galles, N., ( 2014 ) The roots of language learning. (Eds.) The Language Learning Cognitive Neuroscience Series. Wiley.
  • Molnar, M., & Sebastian-Galles, N., ( 2014 ) The Roots of Language Learning: Infant Language Acquisition. Language Learning, 64:2, 1–5. DOI: 10.1111/lang.12073.
  • Molnar, M., Gervain, J., & Carreiras, M., ( 2014 ) Within rhythm class native language discrimination abilities of Basque-Spanish monolingual and bilingual infants at 3.5 months of age. Infancy, 19 (3), 326–337. DOI: 10.1111/infa.12041.
  • Dwivedi, V., Phillips, N., Drury, J., Baum, S., Molnar, M., and Steinhauer, K. , ( 2010 ) ERPs reveal sensitivity to hypothetical contexts in spoken discourse. Neuroreport, 21, 791-795
  • Sundara, M, Polka, L., & Molnar, M. , ( 2008 ) Development of coronal stop perception: Bilingual infants keep pace with their monolingual peers. Cognition, 108/1. 232-242.
  • Polka, L, Rvachew, S, & Molnar, M. , ( 2008 ) Speech perception by 6- to 8-month-olds in the presence of distracting sounds. Infancy (13)5,421-439.
  • Mattock, K., Molnar, M., Polka, L., & Burnham, D. , ( 2008 ) The developmental course of lexical tone perception in the first year of life. Cognition, 106/3. 1367-1381.