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Haritos, Calliope – Bilingual Research Journal, 2004
This study used bilingual stories to examine the long-term memory of compound bilinguals in Grades 2 and 3. Results revealed that third graders used more elaborate memory strategies, had greater cognitive awareness of language, and demonstrated significantly better overall memory, relative to second graders. The author discusses memory development…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Grade 3, Long Term Memory, Bilingualism
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Haritos, Calliope – Bilingual Research Journal, 2003
Story events were presented in Greek or English to 32 Greek-English bilingual children in grades 2 and 4. Children's recall 1-2 days later was organized more by story event (party versus breakfast) than by language. Cognitive processes that comprise bilingual memory, including encoding, storage, and retrieval strategies, are examined within the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Children, Cognitive Processes
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Haritos, Calliope; Nelson, Katherine – Bilingual Research Journal, 2001
A study examined how languages affect memory for narrative. Forty bilingual children aged 8-9 listened to a story in either English or Greek, and then retold it in English or Greek. Unexpectedly, children who heard the story in English and retold it in Greek had significantly better story recall than other groups. Educational implications are…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Cognitive Processes, Context Effect