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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre


Mandy Wigdorowitz is a PhD candidate in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge. She is researching the psycholinguistic and cognitive effects of language experience in multilinguals with a focus on language and interaction from linguistic, social, cognitive and psychological perspectives. In addition to her doctoral research, she is a registered Research Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, an Executive Member of the Division for Research and Methodology of the Psychological Society of South Africa, and Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Open Humanities Data. 


Key publications: 

Wigdorowitz, M., Rajab, P., Hassem, T., & Titi, N. (Forthcoming). The Impact of COVID-19 on Psychometric Assessment across Industry and Academia in South Africa. African Journal of Psychological Assessment.

Wigdorowitz, M., Pérez, A. I., & Tsimpli, I. M. (2020). A holistic measure of contextual and individual linguistic diversity. International Journal of Multilingualism. 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

Teaching and Supervisions

Research supervision: 

Language, Brain, and Society (Li3)

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