overview

My research focuses on bi/multilingualism: cognitive, neurocognitive and social aspects; creative cognition: processing of jokes, proverbs, and idioms; and diversity science: language diversity; gender and race and equity in higher education.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles58
  • Vaid, J., Chen, H., & Rao, C (2021). Biscriptal bilingualism differentially affects segmentation of cross-language homophones: Evidence from Hindi and English users. International Journal of Bilingualism. 136700692110228-136700692110228.
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  • Garcia, O., Faghihi, N., Raola, A. R., & Vaid, J (2021). Factors influencing bilinguals’ speed and accuracy of number judgments across languages: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Memory and Language. 118, 104211-104211.
  • Garcia, O., Faghihi, N., & Vaid, J (2020). Sources of Directional Spatial Biases in Hemi-Image Drawing.. Perception. 49(2), 169-185.
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  • Carter-Sowell, A. R., Vaid, J., Stanley, C. A., Petitt, B., & Battle, J. S. (2019). ADVANCE Scholar Program: enhancing minoritized scholars professional visibility. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. 38(3), 305-327.
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Books1
  • Ward, T. B., Smith, S. M., & Vaid, J. (1997). Creative Thought An Investigation of Conceptual Structures and Processes. Amer Psychological Assn.
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Chapters17
  • Vaid, J., & Hull, R (2021). Re-envisioning the bilingual brain using functional neuroimaging: Methodological and interpretive issues. Fabbro, F. (Eds.), Advances in the Neurolinguistics of Bilingualism Essays in Honor of Michel Paradis. 315-355. Forum Edizioni.
  • Vaid, J. (2018). An Introduction to Bilingualism. An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes, Second Edition. 139-155. Routledge.
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  • Lpez, B. G., & Vaid, J. (2017). The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor. Attardo, S. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor. 267-281. Routledge.
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  • Vaid, J., & Meuter, R. (2016). Not through a glass darkly: refocusing the psycholinguistic study of bilingualism through a bivocal lens. The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-Competence. 77-96. Cambridge University Press (CUP).
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  • Vaid, J., & Meuter, R. (2016). Not through a glass darkly: refocusing the psycholinguistic study of bilingualism through a bivocal lens. Cook, V., & Wei, L. (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-Competence. 77-96. Cambridge University Press.
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Conference Papers11
  • Park, H., Dixit, M., Faghihi, N., McNamara, A., & Vaid, J (2021). Understanding Spatial Abilities and Spatial Strategy under Extreme Visual and Gravitational Environments. Earth and Space 2021, 17th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments. 434-445.
  • Yennello, S., Petitt, B., Stanley, C., & Vaid, J (2018). Texas A&M University ADVANCE Scholar Program. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 256,
  • Tosun, S., Vaid, J., & Geraci, L (2010). 'Meryem (reportedly) missed her flight': Cognitive Implications of the Turkish Evidential. COGNITION IN FLUX. 2408-2408.
  • Vaid, J., Chen, H., Rhodes, R., & Tosun, S (2010). Handedness and Hand Used Differentially Affect Object Facing. COGNITION IN FLUX. 676-676.
  • VAID, J., FRENCKMESTRE, C., & BALFOUR, S (1992). DOES LANGUAGE FIGURE IN NUMERICAL FACT RETRIEVAL. BULLETIN OF THE PSYCHONOMIC SOCIETY. 30(6), 478-478.
Repository Documents / Preprints7
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  • Ward, T. B., Chu, A. H., Vaid, J., & Heredia, R. R (2005). Divergence and overlap in bilingual concept representation.
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  • Vaid, J., & Ramachandran, V. S (2001). Laughter and humour.
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  • Vaid, J (1995). Scripts and Literacy. Neuropsychology and Cognition.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
jvaid@tamu.edu
First Name
Jyotsna
Last Name
Vaid
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Psychology; 4235 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4235
USA