Perceptions of Languages and Bilingualism

York University, Psychology

York University, Lifespan Cognition and Development Lab

In this study, participants will be asked questions about their language background. Then participants will be shown a number of different language use scenarios and asked to make a judgment of the scenarios on a presented scale. The study will take between 30 minutes and one hour to complete.

Your Impact

By participating in this study, we will begin to explore and uncover the ways in which language experiences are fluid and continuous. This study seeks to understand how individuals perceive languages and bilingualism which will then help clarify what it means to be bilingual.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

At least 18 years old

Study Tasks

Participants will be asked to make judgments on a number of language use scenarios
Participants will be asked a number of questions about their language use and background


This study has been approved by York University's Research Ethics Board (e2020-162)



Activity and Time


Online, Polls and Surveys

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends, Overnight

30 minute(s) - 60 minute(s) per session

1 session(s)


Participants will be entered into a draw for $50 gift cards.

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

Posting date: Jun 23, 2020

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