Professor Panos Athanasopoulos

Professor

Research Overview

I work in the areas of experimental psycholinguistics, experimental cognitive linguistics, bilingual cognition, linguistic and cultural relativity, first, second and additional language learning.

A perceptual learning approach to the Whorfian hypothesis: supervised classification of motion
Athanasopoulos, P., Albright, D. 19/06/2016 In: Language Learning.
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On the road to somewhere: brain potentials reflect language effects on motion event perception
Flecken, M., Athanasopoulos, P., Kuipers, J.R., Thierry, G. 08/2015 In: Cognition. 141, p. 41-51. 11 p.
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Language diversity and bilingual processing
Athanasopoulos, P., Treffers-Daller, J. 11/06/2015 In: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 18, 5, 10 p.
Editorial

Motion event categorisation in a nativised variety of South African English
Bylund, E., Athanasopoulos, P. 29/05/2015 In: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 18, 5, p. 588-601. 14 p.
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Two languages, two minds: flexible cognitive processing driven by language of operation
Athanasopoulos, P., Bylund, E., Montero-Melis, G., Damjanovic, L., Schartner, A., Kibbe, A., Riches, N., Thierry, G. 04/2015 In: Psychological Science. 26, 4, p. 518-526. 9 p.
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Introduction: cognition, motion events, and SLA
Bylund, E., Athanasopoulos, P. 29/01/2015 In: Modern Language Journal. 99, Supplement 1, 13 p.
Editorial

Learning to think in a second language: effects of proficiency and length of exposure in English learners of German
Athanasopoulos, P., Damjanovic, L., Burnand, J., Bylund, E. 29/01/2015 In: Modern Language Journal. 99, Supplement 1, p. 138-153. 16 p.
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Televised Whorf: cognitive restructuring in advanced foreign language learners as a function of audio-visual media exposure
Bylund, E., Athanasopoulos, P. 29/01/2015 In: Modern Language Journal. 99, Supplement 1, p. 123-137. 15 p.
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Linguistic relativity in SLA: towards a new research programme
Bylund, E., Athanasopoulos, P. 12/2014 In: Language Learning. 64, 4, p. 952-985. 34 p.
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Language and thought in a multilingual context: the case of isiXhosa
Bylund, E., Athanasopoulos, P. 04/2014 In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 17, 2, p. 431-441. 11 p.
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François Grosjean and Ping Li (Eds.), The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism
Albright, D., Athanasopoulos, P. 02/2014 In: First Language. 34, 1, 4 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Motion event cognition and grammatical aspect: evidence from Afrikaans
Bylund, E., Athanasopoulos, P., Oostendorp, M. 08/2013 In: Linguistics. 51, 5, p. 929-955. 27 p.
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Does grammatical aspect affect motion event cognition?: a cross-linguistic comparison of English and Swedish speakers
Athanasopoulos, P., Bylund, E. 03/2013 In: Cognitive Science. 37, 2, p. 286-309. 24 p.
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The ‘thinking’ in thinking-for-speaking: where is it?
Athanasopoulos, P., Bylund, E. 2013 In: Langage, Interaction et Acquisition / Language, Interaction and Acquisition. 4, 1, p. 91-100. 10 p.
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Unconscious effects of grammatical gender during object categorisation
Boutonnet, B., Athanasopoulos, P., Thierry, G. 15/10/2012 In: Brain Research. 1479, p. 72-79. 8 p.
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Linguistic relativity and bilingualism
Athanasopoulos, P., Aveledo, F. 2012 In: Memory, language, and bilingualism. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 236-255. 20 p. ISBN: 9781107008908, 9781107419865.
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Linguistic relativity and second language acquisition
Athanasopoulos, P. 2012 In: The encyclopedia of applied linguistics. Chichester : John Wiley and Sons Electronic ISBN: 9781405198431.
Chapter

Representation of colour concepts in bilingual cognition: the case of Japanese blues
Athanasopoulos, P., Damjanovic, L., Krajciova, A., Sasaki, M. 01/2011 In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 14, 1, p. 9-17. 9 p.
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Bilingualism and cognition
Baker, C., Athanasopoulos, P. 2011 In: Foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism. Bristol : Multilingual Matters p. 138-162. 25 p. ISBN: 9781847693556.
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Cognitive restructuring in bilingualism
Athanasopoulos, P. 2011 In: Thinking and speaking in two languages. Bristol : Multilingual Matters p. 29-65. 37 p. ISBN: 9781847693365.
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Colour and bilingual cognition
Athanasopoulos, P. 2011 In: Language and bilingual cognition. Hove : Psychology Press p. 241-262. 22 p. ISBN: 9781848729247.
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Effects of second language on cognition in English users of L2 Japanese
Athanasopoulos, P., Kasai, C. 2011 In: Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 8, p. 13-27. 15 p.
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Linguistic relativity in SLA. Thinking for speaking
Athanasopoulos, P. 2011 In: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 14, 5, 5 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Perceptual shift in bilingualism: brain potentials reveal plasticity in pre-attentive colour perception
Athanasopoulos, P., Dering, B., Wiggett, A., Kuipers, J., Thierry, G. 09/2010 In: Cognition. 116, 3, p. 437-443. 7 p.
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Searching for happiness across cultures
Damjanovic, L., Roberson, D., Athanasopoulos, P., Kasai, C., Dyson, M. 2010 In: Journal of Cognition and Culture. 10, 1, p. 85-107. 14 p.
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The Whorfian mind: electrophysiological evidence that language shapes perception
Athanasopoulos, P., Wiggett, A., Dering, B., Kuipers, J., Thierry, G. 07/2009 In: Communicative and Integrative Biology. 2, 4, p. 332-334. 13 p.
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Unconscious effects of language-specific terminology on preattentive color perception
Thierry, G., Athanasopoulos, P., Wiggett, A., Dering, B., Kuipers, J. 17/03/2009 In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106, 11, p. 4567-4570. 4 p.
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Cognitive representation of colour in bilinguals: the case of Greek blues
Athanasopoulos, P. 1/01/2009 In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 12, 1, p. 83-95. 13 p.
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Language and thought in bilinguals: the case of grammatical number and nonverbal classification preferences
Athanasopoulos, P., Kasai, C. 1/01/2008 In: Applied Psycholinguistics. 29, 1, p. 105-123. 19 p.
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Universal and language-specific patterns of categorisation
Athanasopoulos, P. 2008 In: Glossa. 4, p. 51-72. 22 p.
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Do bilinguals think differently from monolinguals?
Athanasopoulos, P. 2007 In: Selected papers on theoretical and applied linguistics. Thessaloniki : Monochromia p. 338-345. 8 p. ISBN: 9789608692473.
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Interaction between grammatical categories and cognition in bilinguals: the role of proficiency, cultural immersion, and language of instruction
Athanasopoulos, P. 2007 In: Language and Cognitive Processes. 22, 5, p. 689-699. 11 p.
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Mobile Adaptive CALL (MAC): a lightweight speech-based intervention for mobile language learners
Uther, M., Uther, J., Athanasopoulos, P., Singh, P., Akahane-Yamada, R. 2007 In: Interspeech 2007. p. 2329-2332. 4 p.
Conference contribution

Effects of the grammatical representation of number on cognition in bilinguals
Athanasopoulos, P. 1/03/2006 In: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 9, 1, p. 89-96. 8 p.
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Accounting for English article interpretation by L2 speakers
L2 research group 2006 In: EUROSLA Yearbook. 6, p. 7-25. 19 p.
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