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Academic Paper


Title: Differences in personality traits in children and adult bilinguals: A pilot study in a bilingual Friulian–Italian context
Author: Anastasia Fabbro
Author: Cristiano Crescentini
Author: Eric Pascoli
Author: Simona Screm
Author: Damiano Cantone
Author: Franco Fabbro
Linguistic Field: Cognitive Science; Linguistic Theories
Subject Language: Friulian
Italian
Abstract: We investigated changes in self-representation depending on language in Friulian–Italian bilinguals. The Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) and the Junior-TCI were administered respectively to 24 adults and 25 children, both in Friulian and in Italian, at a distance of two weeks from each other. Variations in TCI were detected: both adults and children scored higher in Self-Directedness (a character trait) when using Italian than Friulian. Similar findings were observed for Novelty-Seeking (a temperament trait) in children and Cooperativeness (another character trait) in adults. Results are discussed considering previous studies on bilingualism and within the frame of the Friulian sociolinguistic context.

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This article appears IN Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Vol. 23, Issue 3, which you can READ on Cambridge's site .

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