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Dr. M. (Michal) Korenar

Assistant Professor in Linguistics with a Focus on Language Learning in Diverse Populations
Faculty of Humanities
Departement Neerlandistiek

Visiting address
  • Spuistraat 134
  • Room number: 420
Postal address
  • Postbus 1637
    1000 BP Amsterdam
  • Publications



    • Korenar, M., Treffers-Daller, J., & Pliatsikas, C. (2022). ‘Verbal salad’ is good for you: demystifying mixing of two languages. Manuscript submitted for publication. In Myths and facts about multilingualism The Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education and Communities.


    • Treffers-Daller, J., Ongun, Z., Hofweber, J., & Korenar, M. (2020). Explaining Individual Differences in Executive Functions Performance in Multilinguals: The Impact of Code-Switching and Alternating Between Multicultural Identity Styles. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, [561088].


    • Korenar, M. (2019). Prins of boswachter? Interpretatie van subjectanaforen in het Nederlands als tweede taal. Acta Universitatis Carolinae. Philologica, 2018(4), 113-129.



    • Korenar, M. (2016). Sensorimotor Behaviour Reflects Lexical and Grammatical Aspect in Czech: An Eye Tracking Study. Poljarnyj vestnik, 19(2016).



    • Korenar, M., Treffers-Daller, J., & Pliatsikas, C. (2022). Structural neural correlates of habitual code-switching practices in bilinguals. PsyArXiv.
    • Korenar, M., Treffers-Daller, J., & Pliatsikas, C. (2022). Two languages in one mind: insights into cognitive effects of bilingualism from usage-based approaches. PsyArXiv.



    • Korenar, M. (2022). Bilingualism as a dynamic, brain-changing experience: a sMRI study. Poster session presented at Amsterdam Brain and Cognition (ABC) day, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Prize / grant

    • Korenar, M. (2023). The role of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Code-Switching – A Combined TMS-fMRI Study.
    • Korenar, M. (2022). Bilingualism as a protective factor against Alzheimer’s disease: modulating grey matter networks in the healthy and diseased brain.
    • Korenar, M. (2022). Best Poster Award.

    Membership / relevant position

    • Korenar, M. (2022-2024). I am affiliated (null aanstelling) with the Amsterdam UMC (locations AMC, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and VUmc, Alzheimercentrum (…), Amsterdam UMC.

    Media appearance

    Talk / presentation


    • Korenar, M. (participant), Treffers-Daller, J. (participant) & Pliatsikas, C. (participant) (29-9-2022 - 1-10-2022). Linguistics Prague 2022, Prague. Oral presentation titled: "Structural brain changes brought about by switching practices in Czech-English bilinguals". Authors: Michal Korenar, (…) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).


    • Korenar, M., & Pliatsikas, C. (2022). L2 Acquisition and Neuroplasticity: Insights from the Dynamic Restructuring Model. (Handbook in Second Language Acquisition series). Routledge.
    • Yee, J., Yap, N. T., Korenar, M., Saddy, D., & Pliatsikas, C. (2022). Subcortical restructuring as a function of multilingualism: insights from monolinguals, bilinguals, trilinguals and quadrilinguals. (Bilingualism Language and Cognition). Cambridge University Press.
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