Natasha Tokowicz, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor, Psychology
  • Research Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center


Graduate Student Advisees

  • Gabriela Terrazas Duarte

  • Victoria Tkacikova

  • Andrea Tovar

Education & Training

  • PhD, Penn State University

Research Interest Summary

Adult Second Language Learning; Bilingualism

Research Interests

Representative Publications

Tokowicz, N. (in press). The critical roles of errors and individual differences in bilingual translation. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Bracken, J., Degani, T., Eddington, C. M., & Tokowicz, N.(2017). Translation semantic variability: How semantic relatedness affects learning of translation-ambiguous words. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20, 783-794.

Degani, T., Tseng, A. M., & Tokowicz, N. (2014). Together or apart? Learning of ambiguous words. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 17, 749-765. doi:10.1017/S1366728913000837

Tokowicz, N. (2014). Translation ambiguity affects language processing, learning, and representation. Selected Proceedings of the 2012 Second Language Research Forum (pp. 170-180). Cascadilla Press.

Tolentino, L. C., & Tokowicz, N. (2014). Cross-language similarity modulates effectiveness of second language grammar instruction. Language Learning, 64, 279-309.

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