Publications and Presentations

* denotes invited contributions.


Gosselin, L., & Sabourin, L. (2023). Language athletes: Dual-language code-switchers exhibit inhibitory control advantages. Frontiers in Psychology, 14. https:///10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1150159/abstract

Gosselin, L., Martin, C.D., González Martín, A. & Caffarra, S. (2022). When a non-native accent lets you spot all the errors: Examining the syntactic interlanguage benefit. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 34(9), 1650-1669.

Gosselin, L. (2022). Bilinguals have a single syntactic component but two compartmentalized phonological grammars: Evidence from code-switching. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 6(1): 147, 1-38.

Gosselin, L. & Sabourin, L. (2021). Lexical-semantic processing costs are not inherent to intra-sentential code-switching: The role of switching habits. Neuropsychologia, 159, 107922.

Gosselin, L., Martin, C., Navarra-Barindelli, E. & Caffarra, S. (2021). The presence of a foreign-accented speech introduces lexical integration difficulties during late semantic processing. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 36(9), 1086-1106.

Gosselin, L. (2021). Book Review: Friederici, Angela D. 2017. Language in Our Brain. The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Pp. 304. US $45 (hardcover). Canadian Journal of Linguistics, 66(1), 132-135.

To appear / Under review

*Caffarra, S., Gosselin, L., Thomas, T. & Martin, C.D. (in revision). The Neurocognition of Foreign Accent Perception. To appear in J. van Hell & K. Morgan-Short (eds). The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Neurolinguistics.

Gosselin, L. & Sabourin, L. (in preparation). Code-switching habits positively impact domain-general transient cognitive flexibility and language-specific sustained cognitive flexibility. Manuscript in preparation.


Gosselin, L. & Sabourin, L. (2023). Qui talk de même anyway? Building a phenotype for the Canadian code-switcher. Talk given at the Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA) 2023 Conference, May 31st-June 2nd. York University, Toronto, Canada.

*Gosselin, L. (2022). I switch therefore I am: The costs of code-switching and its correlates to bilingual executive functioning. Talk given at the Bilingual and Multilingual Development Lab, November 9th. University of Toronto, Canada.

*Gosselin, L. & Manning, G. (2022). Code-switches vs. borrowings: The processing perspective. Forum discussion 1: Establishing the object of study: code-switching vs borrowing. International Workshop on Advancing Code-switching Research. October 6th-7th. Vigo, Spain.

*Martin, C.D., Gosselin, L., González Martín, A., & Caffarra, S. (2022). When a non-native accent lets you spot all the errors: Examining the syntactic interlanguage benefit. Talk 1 of the A. Foucart Symposium ‘The impact of foreign-accented speech on language processing and social behaviour’. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, August 30th – September 1st. Lille, France.

Gosselin, L., & Sabourin, S. (2021). The role of code-switching experience in bilingual executive functioning. XV International Symposium of Psycholinguistics (XV ISP). June 22-25th, Madrid, Spain.

  • This presentation won the award for 2nd Best Contribution (voter’s choice)!

Gosselin, L., Martin, C., Navarra, E. & Caffarra, S.(2021). Processing of mispronunciations in foreign-accented speech. Jornadas Virtuales, SEPEX Symposium, April 21st-22nd. Faro, Portugal.

Gosselin, L. (2021). The phonological integration of borrowings and code-switches: Support for the minimalist view of the bilingual language faculty. PsychoShorts 2021 Conference, February 26th, Ottawa, Canada.

Gosselin, L. & Sabourin, L. (2019). Parler franglais: processing costs attributed to code-switching are modulated by frequency of mixing habits. PsychoShorts 2019 Conference, March 1st. Ottawa, Canada.

Boyce, K., Gosselin, L., Piché, E. & Zamuner, T. (2017). Production Effects in Monolingual and Bilingual Children. Ottawa Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates. November 25th. Ottawa, Canada.


Senécal, A., Gosselin, L. & Sabourin, L. (2022). The more languages the merrier? Plurilinguals are distinct from bilinguals when it comes to cognitive control abilities. 14th Annual Meeting for the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, October 6th-8th. Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Gosselin, L. & Manning, G. (2022). Psycholinguists beware! Switching and borrowing involve distinct processing mechanisms. Canadian Linguistics Association (CLA) 2022 Conference, June 1st-4th.

Gosselin, L., & Sabourin, L. (2021). Being dominant in a minority language trains executive functioning: The case of Franco-Ontarian code-switchers. 31st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS), June 17th-18th. Montréal, Canada.

Gosselin, L., Martin, C., González Martín, A., & Caffarra, S. (2021). When all errors are the same: Non-native processing of foreign-accented syntactic errors. 3rd International Symposium on Bilingual and L2 Processing in Adults and Children (ISBPAC), June 3rd-4th. Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Gosselin, L., Burkholder, M., Sabourin, L. (2018). Code-switching within the Determiner Phrase in French-English. 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference, August 16th-18th. Québec City, Canada.

Zamuner, T., Boyce, K., Gosselin, L. (2018). The Production Effect Across Early Development. The International Congress for Infant Studies, June 30th-July 3rd. Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Gosselin, L., Burkholder, M., & Sabourin, L. (2018). Pardon My Code-switching: Electrophysiological Effects of Code-switching within the Determiner Phrase. PsychoShorts 2018 Conference, February 16th. Ottawa, Canada.

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