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Peer-Reviewed Research Articles


Rochanavibhata, S., & Marian, V. (2024). Language-dependent reminiscing: Bilingual mother-child autobiographical conversations differ across Thai and English. Cognitive Development.

Fernandez-Duque, M., Hayakawa, S., & Marian, V. (2023). Speakers of different languages remember visual scenes differently. Science Advances.

Hayakawa, S. & Marian, V. (2023). Sound-meaning associations allow listeners to infer the meaning of foreign language words. Communications Psychology.

Rochanavibhata, S., & Marian, V. (2023). Thai and American mothers socialize preschoolers' emotional development differently. Scientific Reports.

Marian, V. (2023). Studying second language acquisition in the age of large language models: Unlocking the mysteries of language and learning. Brain and Language.

Marian, V. (2023). The evolution of science in second language acquisition research. Language Learning.

Chen, P., Chung-Fat-Yim, A., Guo, T., & Marian, V. (2023). Cultural background and input familiarity influence multisensory emotion perception. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Rochanavibhata, S., & Marian, V. (2023). Culture and gender influence self-construal in mother-preschooler reminiscing.  Journal of Cognition and Development.

Chung-Fat-Yim, A., Bobb, S. C., Hoshino, N., & Marian, V. (2023). Bilingualism alters the neural correlates of sustained attention. Translational Issues in Psychological Science.

Rochanavibhata, S., Chuang, J. Y.-C., & Marian, V. (2023). Bilingual mothers and children gesture differently across native and second languages. Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech.

Chung-Fat-Yim, A., Kubota, M., Rocha-Hidalgo, J., & Marian, V. (2023). Translational approaches to bilingualism and multilingualism research. Translational Issues in Psychological Science.

Freeman, M. R., & Marian, V. (2023). Native-language phonotactic processing in bilinguals. In: Radek Skarnitzl & Jan Volín (Eds.), Proceedings in the 20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), 2771-2775. Guarant International.


Chabal, S., Hayakawa, S., & Marian, V. (2022). Language is activated by visual input regardless of memory demands or capacity. Cognition, 222, 104994.

Marian, V. (2022). To bilingualism and beyond! Modeling bilingualism requires looking beyond language. Language Learning.

Hayakawa, S., & Marian, V. (2022). Communicating risk: How relevant and irrelevant probabilistic information influences risk perception in medical decision-making. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Chung-Fat-Yim, A., Chen, P., Chan, A. H. D., & Marian, V. (2022). Audio-visual interactions during emotion processing in bicultural bilinguals. Motivation and Emotion, 46, 719-734.

Hayakawa, S., Pan, Y., & Marian, V. (2022). Language changes medical judgments and beliefs. International Journal of Bilingualism, 26(1), 1-18. 

Freeman, M. R., & Marian, V. (2022). Visual word recognition in bilinguals: Eye-tracking evidence that L2 proficiency impacts access of L1 phonotactics. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 44, 759-787.

Freeman, M. R., Robinson Anthony, J. J. D., Marian, V., & Blumenfeld, H. K. (2022). Individual and sociolinguistic differences in language background predict Stroop performance. Frontiers in Communication, 7, 865965.

Hayakawa, S., Chung-Fat-Yim, A., & Marian, V. (2022). Predictors of language proficiency and cultural identification in heritage bilinguals. Frontiers in Communication, 7, 994709.

Rochanavibhata, S., & Marian, V. (2022). Diversity in bilingual children language acquisition research. First Language, 42(6),  804-808.

Rochanavibhata, S., & Marian, V. (2022). Culture at play: A cross-cultural comparison of mother-child communication during toy play. Language Learning and Development, 18(3), 294-309.

Chen, P., Chung-Fat-Yim, A., & Marian, V. (2022). Cultural experience influences multisensory emotion perception in bilinguals. Languages, 7, 12.


Chabal, S., Hayakawa, S., & Marian, V. (2021). How a picture becomes a word: individual differences in the development of language-mediated visual search. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 6(2), 1-10.

Marian, V., & Hayakawa, S. (2021). Measuring bilingualism: The quest for a "bilingual quotient". Applied Psycholinguistics, 42, 527-548.

Marian, V., Hayakawa, S., & Schroeder, S. (2021). Memory after visual search: Overlapping phonology, shared meaning, and bilingual experience influence what we remember. Brain and Language, 222, 105012.

Marian, V., Bartolotti, J., Daniel, N. L., & Hayakawa, S. (2021). Spoken words activate native and non-native letter-to-sound mappings: Evidence from eye tracking. Brain and Language, 223, 105045.

Hayakawa, S., Bartolotti, J., & Marian, V. (2021). Native language similarity during foreign language learning: Effects of cognitive strategies and affective states. Applied Psycholinguistics, 42(3), 514-540.

Hayakawa, S., Pan, Y., & Marian, V. (2021). Considering preventative care in a native vs. non-native language: A Foreign Language Effect. Brain Sciences, 11, 1309.

Freeman, M., Blumenfeld, H., Carlson, M., & Marian, V. (2021). First-language influence on second-language speech perception depends on task demands. Language and Speech, 1-24.

Marian, V., Hayakawa, S., & Schroeder, S. (2021). Cross-modal interaction between auditory and visual input impacts memory retrieval. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15, 661477.

Rochanavibhata, S., & Marian, V. (2021). Cross-cultural differences in mother-preschooler book sharing practices in the United States and Thailand. Journal of Child Language, 48, 834-857.

Marian, V., Bartolotti, J., van den Berg, A., & Hayakawa, S. (2021). Costs and benefits of native language similarity for non-native word learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 651506.