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Mapping the small-world properties of brain networks in Chinese to English simultaneous interpreting by using functional near-infrared spectroscopy
Lin,Xiaohong1; Lei,Victoria Lai Cheng2,3; Li,Defeng2,3; Hu,Zhishan1; Xiang,Yutao1; Yuan,Zhen1
2018-05-01
Source PublicationJournal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences
ISSN17937205 17935458
Volume11Issue:3
AbstractThe aim of this study is to examine the small-world properties of functional brain networks in Chinese to English simultaneous interpreting (SI) using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). In particular, the fNIRS neuroimaging combined with complex network analysis was performed to extract the features of functional brain networks underling three translation strategies associated with Chinese to English SI: "transcoding" that takes the "shortcut" linking translation equivalents between Chinese and the English, "code-mixing" that basically does not involve bilingual processing, and "transphrasing" that takes the "long route" involving a monolingual processing of meaning in Chinese and then another monolingual processing of meaning in English. Our results demonstrated that the small-world network topology was able to distinguish well between the transcoding, code-mixing and transphrasing strategies related to Chinese to English SI.
KeywordBrain network Fnirs Simultaneous interpreting Small-world Translation
DOI10.1142/S1793545818400011
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Language英语
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Document TypeJournal article
CollectionDEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
Corresponding AuthorYuan,Zhen
Affiliation1.Faculty of Health Sciences,University of Macau,,Macao
2.Department of English,Faculty of Arts and Humanities,University of Macau,,Macao
3.Centre for Studies of Translation Interpreting and Cognition,University of Macau,,Macao
First Author AffilicationFaculty of Health Sciences
Corresponding Author AffilicationFaculty of Health Sciences
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Lin,Xiaohong,Lei,Victoria Lai Cheng,Li,Defeng,et al. Mapping the small-world properties of brain networks in Chinese to English simultaneous interpreting by using functional near-infrared spectroscopy[J]. Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences,2018,11(3).
APA Lin,Xiaohong,Lei,Victoria Lai Cheng,Li,Defeng,Hu,Zhishan,Xiang,Yutao,&Yuan,Zhen.(2018).Mapping the small-world properties of brain networks in Chinese to English simultaneous interpreting by using functional near-infrared spectroscopy.Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences,11(3).
MLA Lin,Xiaohong,et al."Mapping the small-world properties of brain networks in Chinese to English simultaneous interpreting by using functional near-infrared spectroscopy".Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences 11.3(2018).
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