Word Recognition Across Orthographies

Publications

Vaid, J. & Lecours, A.R. (1982). On writing and thought. A review of The Psychology of Literacy (by S. Scribner & M. Cole), Contemporary Psychology, 27, 759-760.

Vaid, J. (1985). Numerical size comparisons in a phonologically transparent script. Perception and Psychophysics, 6, 592-595.

Vaid, J. (1988). Asymmetries in tachistoscopic word recognition: Scanning effects re examined. International Journal of Neuroscience, 253-258.

Vaid, J. & Singh, M. (1989). Asymmetries in the perception of facial affect: Is there an influence of reading habits? Neuropsychologia, 27(10), 1277-1287.

Vaid, J. (1995). Script directionality influences nonlinguistic performance: Evidence from Hindi and Urdu. In I. Taylor & D. Olson (Eds.), Scripts and literacy: Reading and learning to read alphabets, syllabariesand characters (pp. 295-310). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Park, K. & Vaid, J. (1995). Lexical representation of script variation: Evidence from Korean biscriptals. In I. Taylor and D. Olson (Eds.), Scripts and literacy: Reading and learning to read alphabets, syllabariesand characters (pp. 327-339). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Sakhuja, T., Gupta, G.C., Singh, M. & Vaid, J. (1996). Reading habits affect asymmetries in facial affect judgments: A replication. Brain and Cognition, 32(2), 162-165.

Singh, M., Vaid, J. & Sakhuja, T. (2000). Reading/writing vs. handedness influences on line length estimation. Brain and Cognition, 43(1-3), 398-402.

Vaid, J., Singh, M., Sakhuja, T. & Gupta, G.C. (2002). Stroke direction asymmetry in figure drawing: Influence of handedness and reading/writing habits. Brain and Cognition, 48 (2/3), 597-602.

Padakannaya, P., Devi, M.K., Zaveria, B., Chengappa, S.K. & Vaid, J. (2002). Directional scanning effect and strength of reading habit in picture naming and recall. Brain and Cognition, 48 (2/3), 484-490.

Vaid, J. & Frenck-Mestre, C. (2002). Do orthographic cues aid language identification? A laterality study with French-English bilinguals. Brain and Language, 82, 47-53.

Vaid, J. & Gupta, A. (2002). Exploring word recognition in a semi-alphabetic script: The case of Devanagari. Brain and Language, 81, 679-690.

Vaid, J. & Padakannaya, P. (2004). (Guest Eds.). Special issue, Reading and Writing in Semi-syllabic Scripts, Reading and Writing: An Interdisiplinary Journal, 17(1-2).

Vaid, J. & Padakannaya, P. (2004). Reading and writing in semi-syllabic scripts: An introduction. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 17, 1-6.

Chen, H.-C. & Vaid, J. (2007). Word frequency interacts with the BOSS in orthographic processing of English polysyllable words. Language and Cognitive Processes, 22, 52-82.

Chen, H.-C., Yamauchi, T., Tamaoka, K., & Vaid, J. (2007). Homophonic and semantic priming of Japanese kanji words: A time course study. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14(1), 64-69.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H. & Boas, D. A. (2008). Optical imagining of phonological processing in two distinct orthographies. Experimental Brain Research, 184, 427-433.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J. & Wu, J.-T. (2009). Homophone density and phonological frequency in Chinese word recognition. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24(7/8), 967-982.

Cook, V., Vaid, J., & Bassetti, B. (2009).  Writing Systems Research: A new journal for a developing field. Writing Systems Research, 1(1), 1-3.

Chen, H.C., Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H., & Boas, D. (2011). Examining the phonological neighborhood density effect using near infrared spectroscopy. Human Brain Mapping, 32(9), 1363-1370.

Rao, C., Vaid, J., Srinivasan, N., & Chen*, H.C. (2011). Orthographic characteristics speed Hindi word naming but slow Urdu naming. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 24(16), 679-695.

Chen, H.C., Vaid, J., Boas, D., & Bortfeld, H. (2011). Examining the phonological neighborhood density effect using near infrared spectroscopy. Human Brain Mapping, 32 (9), 1363-1370.

Rao*, C., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.C. (2015). The processing cost for reading misaligned words is script-specific: Evidence from Hindi and Kannada/Hindi readers. Brain, Cognition, and Culture. (ISSN 2349-1973)

Presentations

Singh, M., Vaid, J., & Sakhuja, T. (1987, Oct.). Directional scanning and handedness: Influence on the direction and orientation of free-hand drawing. Poster presentation, National Academy ofNeuropsychology, Chicago.

Vaid, J. (1988, June). Effect of reading direction on nonlinguistic judgments: Evidence from Hindi and Urdu. Conference on Scripts and Literacy, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology, University ofToronto.

Park, K. & Vaid, J. (1988, June). The role of script and phonology in lexical representation: Evidence from Korean biscriptals. Conference on Scripts and Literacy, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology,University of Toronto.

Vaid, J. & Park, K. (1988, Nov.). The role of script and phonology in lexical representation: Korean data. Poster presentation, Psychonomics Society, Chicago.

Vaid, J. & Frenck, C. (1990, Nov.). Language recognition in skilled bilinguals. Poster presentation, Psychonomics Society, New Orleans.

Frenck Mestre, C. & Vaid, J. (1991, April). The role of orthographic cues in language identification: A bilingual study. Paper presented at Second Workshop on Language Comprehension, Universite de Provence, Aix-Marseille.

Vaid, J. (1995, March). Orthographies and reading: A perspective from Devanagari. Psycholinguistics, University of Provence, Aix-Marseille, France.

Frenck-Mestre, C. & Vaid, J. (1995, Nov.) Lexical processing in a second language. Poster presentation, Psychonomics Society, Los Angeles.

Vaid, J. (1996, Nov.). Word recognition in a Devanagari script (Hindi). Poster presentation, Psychonomics Society, Chicago.

Vaid, J. & Gupta, A. (1998, Aug.) Language processing across orthographies: An exploration of Devanagari. Symposium on Bilingualism, 25th International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology,Bellingham, WA.

Vaid, J. & Gupta, A. (2000, Oct.). Processing vowels versus consonants in a semi-alphabetic script: Evidence from Hindi. Second International Mental Lexicon Conference, University of Montreal and McGillUniversity.

Gupta, A. & Vaid, J. (2002, June). Reading strategies of Hindi-speaking children with developmental dyslexia. Paper presented at Multilingual and Cross-cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, International Dyslexia Association, Washington, DC.

Vaid, J. & Gupta, A. (2002, June). How do spatial characteristics affect reading? Evidence from Hindi. Poster, Multilingual and Cross-cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, International Dyslexia Association,Washington, DC.

Vaid, J. (2002, Dec.). Reading across orthographies: Preliminary findings from Hindi/Urdu and English. Poster, International Association of Applied Linguistics, Singapore.

Prakash, P., D. Rekha, Vaid, J., & Joshi, M. (2002, Dec.). Simultaneous acquisition of literacy skills in English and Kannada: a longitudinal study. Poster, International Association of Applied Linguistics,Singapore.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Choi, H. (2003, May). Orthographic processing of morphemic cued words by native and nonnative English readers. American Psychological Society, Atlanta.

Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Martinez, F., & Rao, C. (2004, Nov.). Does prior orthographic experience influence L1 and L2 word segmentation? Poster, Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Choi, H. (2003, May). Orthographic processing of morphemic cued words by native and nonnative English readers. American Psychological Society, Atlanta.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Choi, H. (2004, May). Native language matters in orthographic processing of non-native English polysyllabic words. Poster, American Psychological Society, Chicago.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Wu, J.T. (2004, June). Phonology is not universal: Phonological frequency and phonological neighborhood size effects in Chinese single character recognition and naming. Fourth International Mental Lexicon Conference, University of Windsor.

Joshi, M., P. Padakannaya, S. Surendranath, C.N. Samveda, S. Karibasappa, J. Vaid (2004, June). Dissociation between decoding and comprehension: Evidence from a biliterate dyslexic and a biliteratehyperlexic. Paper presented at annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Amsterdam.

Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Martinez, F., & Rao, C. (2004, Nov.). Does prior orthographic experience influence L1 and L2 word segmentation? Poster, Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.-C., & Martinez, F. (2005, March). Orthography and the lexicon: Evidence from Hindi-English and Urdu-English biscriptals. Poster, International Symposium on Bilingualism,Barcelona.

Chen, H.-C., Yamauchi, T., Tamaoka, K., & Vaid, J. (2005, May). Word recognition depends on script type: A comparison of Japanese kanji and hiragana. Poster, American Psychological Society, Los Angeles.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Bortfeld, H. (2006, April). Orthography constrains neural substrates involved in phonological processing: An optical imaging study. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.

Chen, H.-C. & Vaid, J. (2006, May). L1 to L2 transfer of syllabification effects by Spanish-English bilinguals. American Psychological Society, New York City.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, July). On the psycholinguistic significance of the bar in Hindi word recognition. Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Vancouver.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Yang, H.C., & Wu, J.-T. (2006, July). Orthographic and phonological neighborhood density effects in word recognition in Chinese vs. English readers. Society for the Scientific Study ofReading, Vancouver.

Rao, C., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, Oct.). Cognate lexical access: Evidence from Hindi-Kannada bilinguals. Poster, 2006 Mental Lexicon Conference, McGill University, Montreal.

Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Yang, S.-C., & Wu, J.-T. (2006, Oct.). Is there a cross-code consistency effect?: A re-examination of orthographic and phonological neighborhood density in English and Chinese. Fifth International Mental Lexicon Conference, McGill University, Montreal.

Chen, H.-C. & Vaid, J. (2006, Nov.). The Syllabic Neighborhood Effect in Polysyllabic English Word Recognition. Poster presented at annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, Nov.) Is the MOP the cleanest way? Word segmentation in Hindi-English readers. Psychonomics Society, Houston.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2007, July). Factors Influencing Word Recognition in An Alpha-Syllabic Indic Script: Evidence from Hindi. Poster presented at 14th Annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Prague.

Chen, H.C. & Vaid, J. (2008, May). Does neighborhood density facilitate or inhibit word recognition? A perspective from Chinese. Association for Psychological Science, Chicago.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.C., Kar, B., & Sharma, D.R. (2008, May). Frequency and length effects in Hindi vs. Urdu lexical decision: Orthographic depth matters. Association for Psychological Science, Chicago.

Vaid, J., Rao, C. & Chen, H.C. (2008, October). Complicating the orthographic depth hypothesis. Evidence from Hindi. Mental Lexicon Conference, Banff.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.C., & Srinivasan, N. (2008, Nov.). Phonological priming in Hindi and Urdu: A preliminary investigation. Psychonomic Society, Chicago.

Chen, H.C., Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H. (2009, May). The influence of phonological neighborhood on English visual word recognition: An optical imaging study. Human Brain Mapping conference, San Francisco.

Rao, C., & Vaid, J. (2009, June). Hemispheric asymmetry in Urdu vs. Hindi morphological priming: An orthography-based account. TENNET Neuropsychology Conference, Concordia University, Montreal.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.C., & Srinivasan, N. (2009, June). Orthographic and morphological priming in Hindi and Urdu: A preliminary investigation. Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Boston.

Koola, C., Vaid, J. Tosun, S., & Rao, C, S. (2009, October). Literacy affects segmentation of cross-language homophones: Evidence from Malayalam-English users. ARMADILLO Conference, Rice University.

Vaid, J. & Rao, C. (November). Script properties underlie morphological priming in word naming: Evidence from Urdu and Hindi. Poster, Psychonomics Society, Boston.

Vaid, J., Rao, C., Koola, C., & Tosun, S. (2009, November). Sound segmentation is orthography-specific: Evidence from Hindi-, Kannada-, and Malayalam-English bilinguals. Writing2Day: The London Symposium on Writing Systems Research, London.

Vaid, J. & Chen, H.C. (2010, July). Cross-language differences in sound segmentation show a robust effect of the first learned orthography: Evidence from Hindi-English users. Poster, Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Berlin.