ERIC Number: EJ226799
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
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A Bilingual Word-Length Effect: Implications for Intelligence Testing and the Relative Ease of Mental Calculation in Welsh and English.
Ellis, N. C.; Hennelly, R. A.
British Journal of Psychology, v71 pt1 p43-51 Feb 1980
Experiments demonstrate that in bilingual subjects, Welsh digits take longer to articulate than their English equivalents, explaining why norms for Welsh children on the digit span test of the Welsh Children's Intelligence Scale are less than those for the same age American children. (Author/KC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children