Publications & Presentations

  • Buac, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2014). The relationship between linguistic and non-linguistic cognitive control skills in bilingual children from low socio-economic backgrounds. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (article 1098), 1-12.
  • Gross, M., Buac, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2014). Conceptual scoring of receptive and expressive vocabulary measures in simultaneous and sequential bilingual children. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Buac, M., Gross, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2014). The role of home language environment in the development of monolingual and bilingual children’s vocabulary skills. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 1804-1816.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Gross, M., & Buac, M. (2014). Effects of classroom bilingualism on task shifting, verbal memory, and word learning in children. Developmental Science, 17, 564-583.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Gross, M., & Buac, M. (2013). Gender differences in child word learning. Learning and Individual Differences, 27, 82-89.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Yoo, J. (2013). Phonological short-term and working memory in bilinguals’ native and second language. Applied Psycholinguistics, 34, 1005-1037.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Yoo, J., & Van Hecke, S. (2013). Learning new words in adulthood: Effects of phonological and referent familiarity and of second-language experience. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 667-678.
  • Yoo, J. & Kaushanskaya, M. (2012). Phonological memory in bilinguals and monolinguals. Memory & Cognition, 40, 1314-1330.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Rechtzigel, K. (2012). Concreteness effects in bilingual and monolingual word learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 935-941.
  • Kaushanskaya, M. (2012). Cognitive mechanisms of word learning in bilingual and monolingual adults: The role of phonological memory. Bilingualism: Language & Cognition, 15, 470-489.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Yoo, J. (2011). Rehearsal effects in adult word learning. Language and Cognitive Processes, 26, 121-148.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Yoo, J., & Marian, V. (2011). Second-language experience influences native-language processing. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 8, 55-77.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Blumenfeld, H., & Marian, V. (2011). The relationship between vocabulary and short-term memory measures in monolingual and bilingual speakers. International Journal of Bilingualism, 15(4), 408-425.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Marian, V., & Yoo, J. (2011). Gender differences in adult word learning. Acta Psychologica, 137, 24-35.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Marian, V. (2009). The bilingual advantage in novel word learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16 (4), 705-710.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Marian, V. (2009). Bilingualism reduces native-language interference in novel word learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 35, 829-835.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Marian, V. (2008). Mapping phonological information from auditory to written modality during foreign vocabulary learning. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Special Issue on Neural Basis of Skill Acquisition, Reading, and Dyslexia, 1145, 56-70.
  • Marian, V., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2008). Words, feelings, and bilingualism: Cross-linguistic differences in emotionality of autobiographical memories. Mental Lexicon, 3, 72-90.
  • Marian, V., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2007). Language context guides memory content. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 925-933.
  • Marian, V., Shildkrot, Y., Blumenfeld, H.K., Kaushanskaya, M., Faroqui-Shah, Y., & Hirsch, J. (2007). Cortical activation during word processing in late bilinguals: Similarities and differences as revealed by fMRI. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 29, 247-265.
  • Marian, V., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2007).  Cross-linguistic transfer and borrowing in bilinguals. Applied Psycholinguistics, 28, 369-390.
  • Marian, V., Blumenfeld, H.K., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2007). The Language Experience and Proficiency Questionnaire (LEAP-Q): Assessing language profiles in bilinguals and multilinguals. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 940-967.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Marian, V. (2007). Non-target language recognition and interference in bilinguals: Evidence from eye tracking and picture naming. Language Learning, 57, 119-163.
  • Marian, V., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2004). Language-mediated self-construal and emotion in bicultural bilinguals. Journal of Memory and Language, 51, 190-201. Paper received honorable mention from 2005 Otto Klineberg Intercultural & International Relations Award Committee.
  • Haebig, E., Gangopadhyay, I., Sindberg, H., Ellis Weismer, S., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2014, June). Presented by E. Haebig. Lexical processing in school-age children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Paper presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  • Gangopadhyay, I., Gross, M., Buac, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2013, November). Presented by I.Gangopadhyay. Verbal memory performance in simultaneous and sequential bilingual children. Paper presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Buac, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2013, November). Presented by M. Buac. Attention Skills in Syntactic Processing in Children with ADHD & Their Typically Developing Peers. Paper presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Gross, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2013, April). Presented by M. Gross. Dual-language control in bilingual children during cued and voluntary language switching. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  • Gross, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2012, November). Presented by M. Gross. The relationship between language switching and executive function in bilingual children. Paper presented at the symposium on “Bilingual Language Processing & Cognitive Support Mechanisms: A Multi-Level Examination,” American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Yoo, J., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2012, November). Presented by J. Yoo. Short-term memory in bilinguals & monolinguals: Primacy & recency effects. Paper presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Buac, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2012, November). Presented by M. Buac. Contribution of attention skills to grammatical processing in school-age children. Paper presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Yoo, J., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2012, October). Presented by J. Yoo. How do bilinguals remember words? Primacy and recency effects in bilinguals’ short-term memory. Paper presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Gross, M., & Buac, M. (2012, October). The role of executive function in novel word learning by bilingual and monolingual children. Paper presented at the colloquium “Exploring the links between executive function, second language acquisition and bilingual language processing,” 2012 Second Language Research Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Gross, M., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2012, April). Presented by M. Gross. Choosing Spanish: Voluntary language switching in English-Spanish bilingual children. Paper presented at the 2012 SLA Graduate Student Symposium, Madison, WI.
  • Kaushanskaya, M., Gross, M., & Buac, M. (2012, February). Effects of bilingualism on word learning by children and by adults. Paper presented to the Society for Research in Child Development Themed Conference – Positive Development in Minority Children, Tampa, FL.
  • Van Hecke, S., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2010). Vocabulary acquisition in school-age children: The effects of learning modality and word length. Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders. Madison, WI.

  • Van Hecke, S., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2010). Effects of learning method on children's vocabulary acquisition in a second language. Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Ausick, C., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2010). Language-specific vs. conceptual vocabulary in bilingual children. Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders. Madison, WI.

  • Kaushanskaya, M., Van Hecke, S., Smith, S., & Yoo, J. (2009). Learning words in adulthood: Effects of phonological and conceptual factors. American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

  • Kaushanskaya, M., Rechtzigel, K., Yoo, J., & Smith, S. (2009). Vocabulary learning in bilingual and monolingual speakers. Second Language Research Forum, East Lansing, MI.

  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Marian, V. (2008). Age-of-acquisition effects in the development of a bilingual advantage for word learning. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, 213-224. Cascadilla Press; Somerville, MA.

  • Marian, V., & Kaushanskaya, M. (2004). Mapping written input onto orthographic representations: The case of bilinguals with two partially-overlapping orthographies. Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 654-659. Lawrence Erlbaum; Mahwah, NJ.

  • Kaushanskaya, M., & Marian, V. (2004). Activation and interference of non-target language phonology during visual word recognition in bilinguals. Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 891-896. Lawrence Erlbaum; Mahwah, NJ.

  • Marian, V., Kaushanskaya, M., & Fausey, C. (2003). Autobiographical memory and language in bicultural bilinguals. In Cohen, J., McAlister, K., Rolstad, K., & MacSwan, J. (Eds). Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism, 1478-1486. Cascadilla Press; Somerville, MA.