This study investigated whether there is a difference in the memories of monolingual and multilingual undergraduate students using simple memorization tasks. There were 46 participants, 30 of which were monolingual (only knew one language) and 16 of which were multilingual (knew two or more languages). There was found to be no significant difference between the performance of the two groups, with the data generating a p-value of 0.557. This study further suggests related avenues of research and ways in which the study could be improved in the future.
Dr. Francisco Cabanillas
First Advisor Department
World Languages and Cultures
Dr. Richard Anderson
Second Advisor Department
Barned, Clara E., "Multilingualism and Memory: Investigating Possible Differences In The Abilities Of Monolingual And Multilingual College Students" (2022). Honors Projects. 836.
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