Ph.D. McGill University
Area: Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience
Affiliations: Institute for Neuroscience, Women’s & Gender Studies
Editor-in-Chief: Writing Systems Research
246 Psychology Building
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PSYC 204: Experimental Psychology; PSYC 345: Cognitive Processes
PSYC 346: Psychology of Language; PSYC 489: Special Topics in Language and Gender
PSYC 489/WGST 489: Designing and Interpreting Research on Gender
PSYC 689: Special Topics in Psycholinguistics; PSYC 689: The Bilingual Mind
PSYC 689: SP Topics in Psycholinguistics: Cross-linguistic and Neurocognitive Perspectives
PSYC 689/WGST 689/AFST 689:
Gender and Race in Psychological Inquiry: Presence of an Absence
- Bilingualism – cognitive and neurocognitive aspects
- Reading processes and writing systems
- Directional biases in spatial cognition
- Creative thinking and language
- Gender and race in psychological inquiry
AWARDS AND HONORS
- Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Fellow, Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science
- Fellow, Society for the Psychology of Women
- Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
- University Honors Teacher/Scholar Award
- Faculty Diversity Award for Outstanding Achievement
- Outstanding Service to International Studies Degree Program
Rao, C. & Vaid, J. (2017). Morphology, orthography, and the two hemispheres: A divided visual field study with Hindi/Urdu biliterates. Neuropsychologia, 98, 46-55.
Hull, R., Tosun, S. & Vaid, J. (2017). What’s so funny? Modelling incongruity and humor production. Cognition and Emotion, 31(3), 484-499.
Lopez, B. & Vaid, J. (2016). Divergence and overlap in bilingual conceptual representation: Does prior language brokering experience matter? Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728916001073
Vaid, J. & Meuter, R. (2016). Not through a glass darkly: Refocusing the psycholinguistic study of bilingualism through a ’bivocal’ lens. In V. Cook & L. Wei (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multicompetence (pp. 77-96). Cambridge University Press.
Vaid, J. & Geraci, L. (2016). An examination of women’s professional visibility in cognitive psychology. Feminism and Psychology, 26, 292-319.
Tosun, S. & Vaid, J. (2016). Making a story make sense: Does evidentiality matter in discourse coherence? Applied Psycholinguistics. DOI 10.1017/50142716415000594
Tosun, S. & Vaid, J. (2014). What affects facing direction in profile drawing? A meta-analytic inquiry. Perception, 43(12), 1377-1392.
Vaid, J. (2011). Asymmetries in representational drawing: Alternatives to a laterality account. In T. Schubert & A. Maass (Eds.), Spatial dimensions of social thought (pp. 231-255). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Vaid, J. (2009). Fair enough? Color and the commodification of self in Indian matrimonials. In E. Nakano Glenn (Ed.), Shades of difference: Why skin color matters (pp. 148-165). Stanford University Press.
Nafiseh Faghighi Renani