Intelligence mediates the link between music training and second language learning

Vera Kempe, Patricia J. Brooks

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Abstract

Does music training facilitate foreign-language grammar learning? We found a positive link between years of music training and incidental learning of Russian noun morphology. However, this effect was mediated by Culture Fair intelligence, suggesting that specific cognitive abilities might underlie both uptake of music training and success in language learning
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2015
EventInternational Convention of Psychological Science - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 12 Mar 201514 Mar 2015
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/conventions/archive/2015-icps

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ConferenceInternational Convention of Psychological Science
Abbreviated titleICPS 2015
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period12/03/1514/03/15
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Kempe, V., & Brooks, P. J. (2015). Intelligence mediates the link between music training and second language learning. Poster session presented at International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, Netherlands.