Gigi Luk

Dr. Gigi Luk

Publications

Title Source (Journal/Book/Conference) Authors/Presenters Published On Type
Cognitive control for language switching in bilinguals: A quantitative meta-analysis on functional neuroimaging studies Language and Cognitive Processes Luk G, David Green, Jubin Abutalebi, Grady CL 1312948800 Journal Article
Lifelong bilingualism maintains white matter integrity in older adults. Journal of Neuroscience Luk G, Bialystok E, Craik FI, Grady CL 1293858000 Journal Article
Distinct neural correlates for two types of inhibition in bilinguals: Response inhibition versus interference suppression. Brain and Cognition Luk G, Anderson JA, Craik FI, Grady C, Bialystok E 1291266000 Journal Article
Receptive vocabulary differences in monolingual and bilingual children. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Bialystok E, Luk G, Peets KF, Yang S 1288670400 Journal Article
Effect of Language Proficiency and Executive Control on Verbal Fluency Performance in Bilinguals Cognition Luo L, Luk G, Bialystok E 1262322000 Journal Article
Distinct neural correlates for cognitive control and motor inhibition in bilinguals Society of Neuroscience Luk G, Anderson J, Bialystok E, Craik F, Grady C 1254801600 Presentation
The source of enhanced cognitive control in bilinguals: Evidence from bimodal bilinguals. Psychological Science Emmorey K, Luk G, Pyers J, Bialystok E 1229662800 Journal Article
Lexical access in bilinguals: Effects of vocabulary size and executive control Journal of Neurolinguistics Bialystok E, Craik FIM, Luk G 1225512000 Journal Article
The Anatomy of the Bilingual Advantage in Executive Functions: Levels of Functional Use and Proficiency International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals Luk G, Bialystok E 1223265600 Presentation
Cognitive control and lexical access in younger and older bilinguals Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Bialystok E, Craik FIM, Luk G 1215489600 Journal Article
Common and distinct cognitive bases for reading in English-Cantonese bilinguals Applied Psycholinguistics Luk G, Bialystok E 1207022400 Journal Article
The Source of Enhanced Cognitive Control in Bilinguals: Evidence from Bimodal-Bilinguals 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society Luk G, Pyers J, Emmorey K, Bialystok E 1194325200 Presentation
The universality of symbolic representation for reading in Asian and alphabetic languages Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Bialystok E, Luk G 1183262400 Journal Article
Examining the Bilingual (dis)advantage on the Verbal Fluency Task 6th International Symposium on Bilingualism Luk G, Bialystok E 1178424000 Presentation
Influence of Bilingualism on Developing Attentional Control: Evidence from a Modified Flanker Task Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development DePape A-M, Luk G 1173157200 Presentation
Exploring the latent factors behind cross-linguistic transfer: cognitive abilities Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society Luk G, Bialystok E 1160107200 Presentation
Bilingualism, language proficiency, and learning to read in two writing systems Journal of Educational Psychology Bialystok E, McBride-Chang C, Luk G 1130821200 Journal Article
Written symbols as representation: What do preliterate children know about print? Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development Luk G, Bialystok E 1112760000 Presentation
Divergent processes in phonological awareness and reading: Evidence from Cantonese-English bilinguals Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development Luk G, Bialystok E 1112760000 Presentation
How iconic are Chinese characters? Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Luk G, Bialystok E 1112331600 Journal Article
Bilingualism, biliteracy, and learning to read: Interactions among languages and writing systems Scientific Studies of Reading Bialystok E, Luk G, Kwan E 1104555600 Journal Article
Bilingualism, Biliteracy and Reading: Effect of Writing System on Learning to Read Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development Luk G, Bialystok E 1049601600 Presentation

Education

  • 2008: PhD, Psychology (Developmental and Cognitive Processes), York University Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Dissertation title: The Anatomy of the Bilingual Influence on Cognition: Levels of Functional Use and Proficiency of Language)
  • 2003: MA, Psychology (Developmental and Cognitive Processes), York University Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Thesis title: Exploring the Latent Factors Behind Inter-Language Correlations in Reading and Phonological Awareness)
  • 2001: Sp. Hon. BA, Psychology, York University Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Thesis title: Graphical Perception: An Interaction Between Graphs and Questions)

Academic Appointments

  • 2007–2008: Course directorship, Psycholinguistics, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2007: Course directorship, Psychological Studies of Language, Glendon College, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2006–2007: Course directorship, Statistical Methods II
  • 2004–2006: Course directorship, Data Analysis Using SAS for Windows, Institute for Social Research (ISR), York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reviewership

Consulting

  • 2007–Present: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition
  • 2007–Present: Applied Psycholinguistics
  • 2010–Present: Journal of Research in Reading
  • 2010–Present: Reading in a Foreign Language
  • 2010–Present: Developmental Psychology
  • 2010–Present: Internationl Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Research Projects

External

  • 2010: Bilingualism and neuropsychological test performance
    Supervisor: Dr. Cheryl Grady
    Collaborators: Dr. Ellen Bialystok, Dr. Fergus Craik
    Institutions: Rotman Research Institute
    Investigates the interacting effect of bilingualism and aging on verbal and nonverbal task performance that are commonly used in neuropsychological assessment.R
  • 2010: Bilingualism and default mode network
    Supervisor: Dr. Cheryl Grady
    Collaborators: Dr. Ellen Bialystok, Dr. Fergus Craik
    Institutions: Rotman Research Institute
    Examines the potential differences in functional connectivity of the default mode network between life-long bilingual and monolingual older adults.
  • 2010: Bilingualism and brain plasticity
    Supervisor: Dr. Cheryl Grady
    Collaborators: Dr. Ellen Bialystok, Dr. Fergus Craik
    Institutions: Rotman Research Institute
    Identify differences in structural connectivity in the fronto-parietal network between monolingual and bilingual older adults.
  • 2010: Meta-analysis of bilingual control network
    Supervisor: Dr. Cheryl Grady
    Collaborators: Dr. David Green, Dr. Jubin Abutalebi
    Perform a quantitative meta-analysis on neuroimaging studies involving bilingual language production.

Contact

The Rotman Research Institute
Baycrest
3560 Bathurst Street, 1008
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M6A 2E1 Phone: 416-785-2500 x3362 Email: gluk@rotman-baycrest.on.ca