De meertaligheid van Victoria Koblenko

NTR: Pavlov

Dutch-Ukranian actress, presenter, and columnist Victoria Koblenko explores her multilingualism. In this episode of popular science programme Pavlov I measure her brain's reponse to language switches.

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Hoe zitten vreemde talen in je hersenen opgeslagen?

NPO Radio 2: Bureau Kijk in de Vegte

I answer a listener's questions about how languages are stored in the brain and why some languages interfere with one another.


NPO Radio 5: Hoe?Zo! Radio

Radio 5 featured a short interview with me about my research in the programme Hoe?Zo! on March 15th, 2011.


Promovendus van de week

BNR Nieuwsradio: Denktenk

I was chosen as 'promovendus van de week' (PhD graduate of the week) on March 15th, 2011 for BNR Nieuwsradio's programme Denktenk. Here is the segment with the short (1 minute) summary of my work (Dutch only).


Wie mail zegt, denkt aan meel

NRC Handelsblad: Woordnieuws

My research was briefly mentioned in NRC Handelsblad (article by: Ewoud Sanders and Marc van Oostendorp) on March 28th, 2011 (pp. 24). One or two aspects were misrepresented, however. Firstly, the study that the authors refer to used homophones (e.g., pet NL-'hat') rather than loan words. Secondly, it is incorrect to say the brain region for meel (flour) lit up when the bilinguals heard mail. Rather, we were able to infer from the bilinguals' EEG brain responses that both meanings of these homophones were activated. See Chapter 4 of my Thesis for more information.

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Context helpt tweetaligen bij begrijpen woorden met gelijke klank


Featured in Volkskrant on March 14th, 2011. Article by Malou van Hintum.

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Energievretende taalschakelaar

Intermediair: Hollands Glorie

Featured in Intermediair on March 3rd, 2011. Article by Jop de Vrieze. See also: Volkskrant.

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Kou of cow? De context bepaalt

Kennislink article on my PhD research by Erica Renckens.

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Too much afwisseling is difficult om te verwerken

Radboud Nieuws

Radboud News site features brief article on my research

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