Aline Ferreira

List of John Benjamins publications for which Aline Ferreira plays a role.

Book series


Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Inquiries into Translation and Interpreting

Edited by Aline Ferreira and John W. Schwieter

[Benjamins Translation Library, 115] 2015. vii, 206 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive psychology | Interpreting | Translation Studies


Metacognitive aspects of decision-making processes were investigated in eight professional translators who translated related and unrelated texts from L2 English into L1 Portuguese and also from L1 into L2. Retrospective protocols were recorded after each translation task. Verbal utterances were… read more | Article
Ferreira, Aline, Alexandra Gottardo, Christine Javier, John W. Schwieter and Fanli Jia 2016 Reading comprehension: The role of acculturation, language dominance, and socioeconomic status in cross-linguistic relationsThe Acquisition and Processing of Spanish and Portuguese Morphosyntax: Theoretical and experimental issues, Klassen, Rachel, Anahí Alba de la Fuente, Joanne Markle LaMontagne and Almudena Basanta y Romero-Valdespino (eds.), pp. 613–639
The role of first language (L1) skills in second language (L2) achievement is often investigated to assist learners in acquiring their L2. There are several factors that may influence potential relations among Spanish and English measures (e.g., age of L2 acquisition, social status, among others).… read more | Article
This study explores the effects of individual differences on the production of words when switching between a strong and significantly weaker language. Variables of interest included non-linguistic cognitive control, lexical robustness (i.e., the size and strength of the lexicon), and frequency of… read more | Article
Ferreira, Aline, John W. Schwieter and Daniel Gile 2015 The position of psycholinguistic and cognitive science in translation and interpreting: An introductionPsycholinguistic and Cognitive Inquiries into Translation and Interpreting, Ferreira, Aline and John W. Schwieter (eds.), pp. 3–16
Ferreira, Aline 2014 Analyzing recursiveness patterns and retrospective protocols of professional translators in L1 and L2 translation tasksThe Development of Professional Competence, Ehrensberger-Dow, Maureen, Birgitta Englund Dimitrova and Séverine Hubscher-Davidson (eds.), pp. 109–127
This study aims to investigate cognitive processing during translation by eight professional translators. In particular, it examines the extent to which the translation process is modulated by the direction of the translation: from English (L2) to Brazilian Portuguese (L1) and vice versa. The data… read more | Article
This chapter presents recent developments in the cognitive underpinnings of bilingual speech production. Upon close observation of the theories explaining how speakers of non-native languages are able to select the language in which to speak and control cross-linguistic interference from non-target… read more | Article