Bonny Norton's scientific contributions

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To understand the vibrant and increasing interest in identity and second language acquisition (SLA), it is important to understand changing conceptions of the individual, language, and learning in the field. Each of these areas is associated with broader trends in the social sciences, which represent a shift in the field from a predominantly psycho...

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... My first exposure to these notions came as a thrill and an intellectual shock because I had prioritized cognitive aspects throughout my life and this new worldview made me realize that social variables could be equally or even more powerful than cognitive variables. This quote of identity by Norton (2012), which I found in the first year of my Ph.D. journey, is a favorite: ...