Esli Struys

Professor of Linguistics

Professors Brussels Institute for Applied Linguistics (BIAL)
  • Current position Professor of Linguistics
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    Department of Applied Linguistics
    Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
    Building C - Room 5.452
    Pleinlaan 2
    BE-1050 Brussels
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Esli Struys is an assistant professor of linguistics at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He teaches courses on bilingualism, language education, and interpreting studies. His research interests include neuroscientific approaches to bilingualism, the implementation of bilingual education, and the role of cognitive control in interpreting.

Key publications:

Struys, E., Mohades, G., Bosch, P., & van den Noort, M. (2015). Cognitive control in bilingual children: Disentangling the effects of second-language proficiency and onset age of acquisition. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 74, 65-73.
Mohades, G., Struys, E., Van Schuerbeek, P., Baeken, C., Van de Craen, P., Luypaert, R. (2014). Age of second language acquisition affects nonverbal conflict processing in children: an fMRI study. Brain and Behavior, 4, 626-642.
Van den Noort, M., Struys, E., Kim, K., Bosch, P., Mondt, K., Van Kralingen, R.; Lee, M.; Van de Craen, P. (2014). Multilingual processing in the brain. International Journal of Multilingualism, 11, 182-201.
Struys, E. (2013). Meertalig leren en het brein: een verkenning. Caleidoscoop, 25, 14-22.
Mohades, G., Struys, E., Van Scheurbeek, P., Mondt, K., Van de Craen, P., Luypaert, R. (2012). DTI reveals structural differences in white matter tracts between bilingual and monolingual children. Brain Research, 1435, 72-80.