Norman Segalowitz

List of John Benjamins publications for which Norman Segalowitz plays a role.

Book series


Emotion words in the monolingual and bilingual lexicon

Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Aneta Pavlenko and Norman Segalowitz

Special issue of The Mental Lexicon 3:1 (2008) 156 pp.
Subjects Computational & corpus linguistics | Multilingualism | Neurolinguistics | Psycholinguistics | Semantics


This study provides validity evidence for the Capture-Recapture (CR) method, borrowed from ecology, as a measure of second language (L2) productive vocabulary size (PVS). Two separate “captures” of productive vocabulary were taken using written word association tasks (WAT). At Time 1, 47 bilinguals… read more | Article
Segalowitz, Norman, Guy Lacroix and Jenelle Job 2011 Chapter 7. The L2 semantic attentional blink: Implications for L2 learningApplying priming methods to L2 learning, teaching and research: Insights from Psycholinguistics, Trofimovich, Pavel and Kim McDonough (eds.), pp. 155–178
Second language (L2) users are typically less proficient in their L2 than in their first language. One explanation may be that the L2 requires more attentional capacity. To test this, English speakers of L2 French performed a semantic attentional blink (AB) task, in both languages. A significant AB… read more | Article
This paper examines the commonalities and variations between and within groups of English and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers in using terms to refer to the topological spatial concepts of containment (expressed by in and related terms in English) and support (expressed by on and related terms in… read more | Article
Segalowitz, Norman, Pavel Trofimovich, Elizabeth Gatbonton and Anna Sokolovskaya 2008 Feeling affect in a second language: The role of word recognition automaticityEmotion words in the monolingual and bilingual lexicon, Altarriba, Jeanette, Aneta Pavlenko and Norman Segalowitz (eds.), pp. 47–71
Anecdotal evidence from second language users and results from experimental studies indicate that affectively valent words are not always represented identically in a person’s first language (L1) and second language (L2) mental lexicons. The present study investigated whether such differences… read more | Article
Segalowitz, Norman and Martine Hébert 1994 Phonological Recoding in the First- and Second-Language Reading of Skilled BilingualsBilingual Performance in Reading and Writing, Cumming, Alister (ed.), pp. 103–135