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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
 

Biography

Dr Mandy Wigdorowitz is a Psycholinguist and Research Psychologist. She completed a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge in 2022. Her research focuses on the psycholinguistic and cognitive effects of language experience in multilinguals and linguistically diverse contexts with a focus on language and interaction from linguistic, social, cognitive and psychological perspectives. She is also interested in open research practices and holds the position of Associate Editor for the Journal of Open Humanities Data. 

Publications

Key publications: 

 

Wigdorowitz, M., Pérez, A. I., & Tsimpli, I. M. (forthcoming). High-level listening comprehension in advanced English as a second language: Effects of the first language and inhibitory control. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Wigdorowitz, M. (2022). The case for contextual linguistic diversity: Language profiling, multilingual identity, and high-level listening comprehension ability in South African university students (Doctoral thesis). https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.89625

McGillivray, B.,Marongiu, P., Pedrazzini, N., Ribary, M., Wigdorowitz, M., & Zordan, E. (2022). Deep Impact: A study on the impact of data papers and datasets in the humanities and social sciences. Publications, 10(4), 39. doi:10.3390/publications10040039

Wigdorowitz, M., Pérez, A. I., & Tsimpli, I. M. (2022). Sociolinguistic context matters: Exploring differences in contextual linguistic diversity in South Africa and England. International Multilingual Research Journal, 16(4), 345-364. doi:10.1080/19313152.2022.2069416

Cilibrasi, L., Adani, F., Schmidt, E., Pérez, A. I., Wigdorowitz, M., & Tsimpli, I. M. (2022). The role of number mismatch and exposure in the comprehension of relative clauses in bilingual children. Applied Psycholinguistics, 43(3), 663-682. doi:10.1017/S0142716422000078

Wigdorowitz, M., Rajab, P., Hassem, T., & Titi, N. (2021). The impact of COVID-19 on psychometric assessment across industry and academia in South Africa. African Journal of Psychological Assessment, 3(a38), 1-5. doi:10.4102/ajopa.v3i0.38

Wigdorowitz, M. (2020). A closer look at the Contextual Linguistic Profile Questionnaire (CLiP-Q). U-Lingua: The Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain’s Quarterly Magazine, 3, 18-19. Retrieved from https://issuu.com/u-lingua/docs/u-lingua_issue_3

Wigdorowitz, M., Pérez, A. I., & Tsimpli, I. M. (2020). A holistic measure of contextual and individual linguistic diversity. International Journal of Multilingualism, 1-19. doi:10.1080/14790718.2020.1835921

Cockcroft, K., Wigdorowitz, M., Liversage, A. (2019). A multilingual advantage in the components of working memory. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 22(1), 15-29. doi:10.1017/S1366728917000475

Publications (from Symplectic)

Journal articles

2023

  • Wigdorowitz, M., Perez, AI. and Tsimpli, IM., 2023. High-level listening comprehension in advanced English as a second language: Effects of the first language and inhibitory control BILINGUALISM-LANGUAGE AND COGNITION,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728923000135
  • 2022

  • Cilibrasi, L., Adani, F., Pérez, AI., Schmidt, E., Wigdorowitz, M. and Tsimpli, IM., 2022. The role of number mismatch and exposure in the comprehension of relative clauses in bilingual children Applied Psycholinguistics, v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0142716422000078
  • Wigdorowitz, M., Pérez, AI. and Tsimpli, IM., 2022. Sociolinguistic context matters: Exploring differences in contextual linguistic diversity in South Africa and England International Multilingual Research Journal, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/19313152.2022.2069416
  • McGillivray, B., Marongiu, P., Pedrazzini, N., Ribary, M., Wigdorowitz, M. and Zordan, E., 2022. Deep Impact: A Study on the Impact of Data Papers and Datasets in the Humanities and Social Sciences Publications, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3390/publications10040039
  • 2021 (Published online)

  • Wigdorowitz, M., Rajab, P., Hassem, T. and Titi, N., 2021 (Published online). The impact of COVID-19 on psychometric assessment across industry and academia in South Africa African Journal of Psychological Assessment, v. 3
    Doi: 10.4102/ajopa.v3i0.38
  • 2020

  • Wigdorowitz, M., Pérez, AI. and Tsimpli, IM., 2020. A holistic measure of contextual and individual linguistic diversity International Journal of Multilingualism,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/14790718.2020.1835921
  • 2019

  • Cockcroft, K., Wigdorowitz, M. and Iaversage, L., 2019. A multilingual advantage in the components of working memory BILINGUALISM-LANGUAGE AND COGNITION, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728917000475
  • Theses / dissertations

    2022 (No publication date)

  • Wigdorowitz, M., 2022 (No publication date). The Case for Contextual Linguistic Diversity: Language Profiling, Multilingual Identity, and High-Level Listening Comprehension Ability in South African University Students
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.89625
  • Teaching and Supervisions

    Research supervision: 

    Language, Brain, and Society (Li3)

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