• First language development in a bilingual setting : the role of first language contact 

      Gultzow, Simone (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Moving to a new country often involves exposing oneself to new languages and cultures. Many individuals who move to another country and acquire a new language are sometimes at risk of losing the language ...
    • .Perceived object similarity in isiXhosa: assessing the role of noun classes 

      Jonas, Khanyiso (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Categorizing objects is central to the way we as humans interact with the world. Without the capacity to form categories, we might not have been able to function efficiently. It is generally assumed that ...
    • Reversing time: The effects of mirror reading and writing exercises on the mental timeline 

      Crossley, Jenna (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study assessed the influence of experience and embodied cognition on the mental timeline through investigating the effect of exposure to reversed orthography reading and writing exercises. The main ...
    • Temporal gestures in Afrikaans 

      Broders, Linda-Vanessa Sabine (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigated how first language Afrikaans speakers gesture about time, deliberately and spontaneously. This research aims to provide insight into what axis is referred to when thinking and ...