Akademische Rätin a.z. (Assistant Professor)

Dr. Agnieszka Ewa Tytus


L15, 1-6, 3. Stock, Raum 309


Postal Address

Universität Mannheim
Anglistische Linguistik
Schloss EW 266
68131 Mannheim 


+49 (0)621 181-2688
+49 (0)621 181-2336



Office hour

Tue 2pm-4pm


Short CV   l    Research Interests   l      Teaching and Tasks    l     Publications

Current Projects   l    Supervised BA and MA theses


Short CV

  • 2010 - 2013 Ph.D. in Psycholinguistics, King's College, London, UK
  • 2011 - 2012 visiting Ph.D. student, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • 2002 - 2007 M.A. in Ethnolinguistics, A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
  • 2005 - 2006 M.Phil. in Psychology and Education, the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • 2001 - 2004 B.Ed. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland 

Research Interests

  • bilingualism / multilingualism
  • mental lexicon
  • conceptual representation and processing
  • language and cognition
  • second language acquisition 

Teaching and Tasks

  • Introduction to English Linguistics (HWS 2015, HWS 2016, HWS 2017)
  • Quantitative Research in Linguistics (FSS 2014, FSS 2015, FSS 2016)
  • Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism (FSS 2014, FSS 2015, FSS 2016)
  • Language and Cognition (HWS 2014, HWS 2015, HWS 2016, HWS 2017)
  • Semantics (HWS 2015, HWS 2016, HWS 2017)


  • Tytus, A. E. (in prep) The Multilingual Lexicon: Evidence from Primed Translation Lexical Decision and Verbal Fluency Tasks

  • Tytus, A. E. (under review) The Representation of Trilingual Lexico-semantic Memory: Insights from Translation and Picture-recognition Task

  • Thoma, D. & Tytus, A. E. (2017) How Cross-Linguistic Differences in the Grammaticalization of Future Time Reference Influence Intertemporal Choices. Cognitive Science, 1-27, DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12525

  • Tytus, A. E. (2017) Asymmetrical Priming Effects: An Exploration of Trilingual German-English-French Lexico-semantic Memory. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, DOI: 10.1007/s10936-017-9512-0

  • Tytus, A. E. & Rundblad, G. (2017) Cross-linguistic Semantic Transfer in Bilingual Chinese-English Speakers. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, DOI:10.1111/ijal.12174

  • Cavar, F. & Tytus, A. E. (2017) Moral Judgment and the Foreign Language Effect; When the Foreign Language Becomes the Second Language. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2017.1304397
  • Davydova, J., Tytus, A. E., & Schleef, E. (2017) Attitudes of English Language Learners towards Certain Characteristic of Language Use. Linguistics: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Language Sciences.

  • Mijatović, M. & Tytus, A. E. (2016) The Bi-personal Bilingual: a Study of the Bilingual Perceived Feeling of a Changed Self? International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2016.1248373  


Current Projects

  • Crowdsourcing Mega-study of the Picture Naming Norms - collaboration with Dr. Emmanuel Keuleers, Tilburg University, the Netherlands; project supported by a research grant from the Fritz Thyssen Stifung
  • How to Successfully Master the Knowledge of Three Languages: an Investigation of the Multilingual Lexico-semantic Memory
  • Impact of Future Time Reference on Monetary Intertemporal Choices - collaboration with Dr. Dieter Thoma, University of Mannheim, Germany
  • Bilingual Emotionality: Perception of Endearments, Swear Words, and Empathy


Supervised BA and MA theses

(selected titles from 32 successfully completed projects)

  • Why do some bi- and multilinguals feel like a different person when using their different languages?
  • Multilingualism in Professional Football
  • The Influence of Language on Decision Making- A Theoretical and Empirical Approach to Language Effects of English Proficiency on Intertemporal Choices
  • Perceptions of Bilingualism: Investigating Code-Switching and Language Interference
  • Moral judgment in a first and second language of successive language learners
  • Cognition and the Terms of Color: A Survey of Russian and German Native Speakers on the Perception of the Color Blue
  • First Language Attrition - Does English as a Second Language Influence German Categorization of Drinking Containers?
  • Language Effects in Bilingual Advertising: An Investigation of Emotionality and Attitudes towards Advertisement
  • The Anchor Contraction Effect at Different Levels of Second-Language Proficiency
  • Does Age Really Matter? - The Impact of Age of Acquisition on Second Language Learning; a Container Study







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