The Dr. Drew Podcast

Viorica Marian

September 27, 2023

Next Big Idea Club

The Power of Language: How the Codes We Use to Think, Speak, and Live Transform our Minds. 2023

The Washington Post

AI Could Cause a Mass-Extinction of Languages - And Ways of Thinking. 2023

Translated into Hindi for the Indian newspaper Rajasthan Patrika

ABC7 News

Could Artificial Intelligence Eliminate Languages? 2023

How To Academy

Viorica Marian - How the Languages We Speak Changes How We Think. 2023


"The Power of Language": 5 ways multilingual brains work differently. 2023

Translated into French for Euronews France

Translated into Spanish for Euronews Spain

Republished in Yahoo! News UK

Fast Company

Bilingual? You should try thinking problems through in two languages. 2023

Translated into French for Slate

New Scientist

The Power of Language: What Speaking Many Languages Can Do. 2023

What The Parent?

Viorica Marian Talks About Her Book, The Power of Language, and Why We (and Our Kids) Should Learn Another Language. 2023

KERA Think

Want to Strengthen Your Brain? Learn Another Language. 2023

Publishers Weekly

Nonfiction Summer 2023 Reads.

Behavioral Scientist

Behavioral Scientist’s Summer Book List 2023.

Next Big Idea Club

7 Books That Reveal the Wonder of Writing and Language. 2023

Ozarks at Large

Understanding the value of bilingualism. 2023

New Scientist

Best Science Books and Must-Reads for Your Next Break. 2023


13 Psychology Books to Read This Summer to Understand Humans Way Better. 2023


The Power of Language: How the Codes We Use to Think, Speak, and Live Transform Our Lives

January 14, 2024

American Psychological Association Speaking of Psychology

The benefits of being bilingual, with Viorica Marian, PhD

January 3, 2024

Science Friday

Speaking Multiple Languages Changes The Way You Think

December 1, 2023

Where Parents Talk

Raising a Bilingual or Multilingual Child

October 19, 2023

Breaking  Boundaries

Multilingualism in the Era of AI with Viorica Marian and Morten Christiansen.

September 30, 2023

Kansas Public Radio

The Power of Language - How the Codes We Use to Think, Speak, and Live Transform our Minds. 2023

Wisconsin Public Radio

How Languages of All Sorts Unlock Our Brain's Potential. 2023

Utah Public Radio

"The Power of Language" with Viorica Marian. 2023

Utah Public Radio

El poder del lenguaje. 2023

KNX News Radio Los Angeles

Will AI Speed Up the Disappearance of Lesser-Known Languages? 2023

The Mountain Life

The Bilingual Brain. 2023

Nancy's Bookshelf

The Power of Language with Viorica Marian. 2023

Shine On! Kacey's Health and Happiness Show

Learning and Breathing. 2023

Multilingual Montessori

Episode 39: The Power of Language with Viorica Marian. 2023

Write On! Radio

Interview with Dr. Viorica Marian. 2023

Tune in at 4:50 to listen to Professor Marian's part.

Jennifer and Wendy Show

Viorica Marian - Power of Language. 2023

Talk Louisiana

Viorica Marian, Chief Murphy Paul, Mark Ballard, Glen Bynum. 2023

WVON Morning Show

Interview with Professor Marian. 2023

Life Elsewhere

The Power of Language - How the Codes We Use to Think, Speak, and Live Transform our Minds. 2023

The Exchange

Interview with Professor Viorica Marian. 2023

95X Morning Show with Rick & Thomas

Interview about the Power of Language. 2023

Walk Me Through

S2E7: Walk me through bilingualism. 2023

Tune in at 24:40 to listen to Professor Marian's part.

National Public Radio (WBEZ91.5)

Clever Apes #31:

On the bilingual brain.

KQED News 

The Benefits of Learning a New Language.  


Benefits of bilingualism. On language co-activation and consequences of bilingualism. 

KIQI 1010 San Francisco & KATD 990 Sacramento 

On attitudes towards and consequences of bilingualism. 

Higher Ed Social

 Episode #115: Bilingualism and cognition.

National Institutes of Health

Podcast on Bilingualism.  On the bilingual brain and cognitive control. 

Smart Drug Smarts Podcast

Episode #227: How language affects thought. 


Kenosha News

School integration a dream many believed after Brown v Board

May 17, 2024

BBC Future

'A wonderful opportunity': The adventure of raising bilingual children

March 11, 2024

Fast Company

Does it matter which language you speak? Words have the power to transform our lives

February 8, 2024

Oklahoma State University

Psychology professor publishes new research on sound-meaning associations in foreign languages

January 26, 2024

Next Big Idea Club

5 New Books on How Language Shapes Our Lives

January 24, 2024

The Behavioral Scientist

Behavioral Scientist's Most Notable Books of 2023

December 20, 2023

The Behavioral Scientist

Most Read Articles of 2023

December 23, 2023

The Ritz Herald

Exploring the Benefits of Multilingualism in Today's World

December 7, 2023

Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper

Holiday Book Gift Guide

November 22, 2023

Psychology Today

Bilingual Therapy and Mental Health

October 17, 2023

Language Magazine

Bilingualism and Memory Recall

October 12, 2023

Next Big Idea Club

7 New Books on the Quirky Side of Language

September 25, 2023


A nyelvtudás megváltoztatja az emlékezetet

September 10, 2023


A fi bilingv iti afecteaza perceptia vizuala si memoria

September 5, 2023

Big Think

Being bilingual affects your visual perception and memory

September 4, 2023

Morning Star

I'm a jam doughnut

September 4, 2023

Sciences et Avenir

 Le bilinguisme améliore la mémoire visuelle grâce à l’activation de "mots concurrents"

August 30, 2023

Republished in Yahoo News France


Fremdsprachen helfen dem Gedächtnis

August 29, 2023

Neuroscience News

Bilingual brain boost: How knowing two languages enhances memory and prediction

August 27, 2023

Financial Times

The pleasures of bilingual reading

August 24, 2023

Tek Crispy

Detrás del cerebro bilingüe: ¿Por qué los hablantes de varios idiomas memorizan mejor?

August 24, 2023

News Directory 3

The cognitive benefits of bilingualism: Improving memory and cognitive functioning

August 22, 2023

 Полиглотите имат по-добра памет. 

August 22, 2023

The Jerusalem Post

How does bilingualism impact memory?

August 21, 2023

Tech Explorist

Objects with similar sounds are easier to remember

August 21, 2023

El País.

“Un idioma es una forma de ver el mundo”: las personas que hablan distintas lenguas memorizan major. 

August 19, 2023

Northwestern Now

Was it a tortoise, or a torte? Study finds overlapping sounds can cue memory across languages.

August 18, 2023

Republished in Mirage News


Wie Sprache unser visuelles Gedächtnis beeinflusst 

August 18, 2023

The Conversation

Why bilinguals have a memory advantage - new research.

August 16, 2023

Republished in ThePrint, Devdiscourse, Medical Xpress, Modern Sciences, The Strait Times, The Indian Express, The Wire, and Germanic Nachrichten

The Linguist, the professional journal of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL)

The Power of Language

Summer 2023

The Daily News of Newburyport

As I See It: Language builds and divides culture

August 7, 2023

Santa Fe New Mexican

Expanding language beyond English benefits brains

July 11, 2023

Harvard Business Review

The Power of Words

June 16, 2023

Purdue Exponent

How English-language learner education has changed since the 1950s

June 5, 2023

Barron News-Shield

2010s: The benefits of bilingualism and biliteracy gain recognition through numerous studies

June 5, 2023

The Times of India

Yes, haan, athe. Our multi-lingual world is a gift.

May 21, 2023

Fast Company

The Surprising Creative Power of the Multilingual Brain

May 6, 2023

The Washington Post

AI, Indigenous Languages and Cocaine Hippos.

April 21, 2023

KERA Think

Want to Strengthen Your Brain? Learn Another Language.

August 2, 2023

Alaska Commons

The Impact of Speaking Multiple Languages on the Mind

April 6, 2023

Literature Hub

23 New Books Out Today

April 4, 2023

Psychology Today

Expressions and Gestures Can Be ‘Worth a Thousand Words’

April 4, 2023

Behavioral Scientist

It’s a Bouba, Not a Kiki: The Relationship Between Sound, Form, and Meaning

April 3, 2023

Psychology Today

For bilinguals, identity is influenced by language.

April 3, 2023

Translated into Spanish for Psychology Today

Northwestern Now

Why Multilingualism is a "Superpower"

March 24, 2023

Republished in

Dialogue (Northwestern University School of Communication Magazine)

Exploring the bilingual brain.

Winter 2023

Early Learning Nation

Bilingualism is a resource, not a disability. Education professionals need to follow the science.

February 1, 2023

Next Big Idea Club

April 2023 Must-Read Books

February 16, 2023


July 18, 2023

Chicago Tribune

The other Yanny vs. Laurel: How learning a 2nd language alters sensory perception. 

Huffington Post 

Bilingual people may have more efficient brains. 

World Economic Forum 
Speaking more than one language can boost economic growth. 

Lancaster Online 

US children should be taught a second language.

The Economist 

Variety makes you (mentally) fit. 

Psychology Today

 When you see objects, you think words. 

Psychology Today

 When bilinguals listen. 

Psychology Today

 Forgotten? Try your other language. 

Medical News Today

 Bilingualism: What happens in the brain? 

Bilingualism Matters

Myths and Misconceptions in Multilingualism. 

Northwestern News

 Learning a second language alters sensory perception. 

Experience Life

Why adults can — and should — learn a second language. 

The Santa Barbara Independent. 

The bilingual advantage. 


Researchers invent Stephen Colbert-inspired language to test theory that we'll write about it

Northwestern Magazine

Benefits of bilingualism. 


Seeing the world through a bilingual brain. 

The Neuron Club

Cerebrum article. 

New Scientist

Bilingual brain boost: Two tongues, two minds. 


PIVOT Media Studio, Tokyo

世界的な心理言語学者 ビオリカ・マリアンと「言語の力/“The Power of Language” with world-renowned psycholinguist Viorica Marian 

January 30, 2024

Rooted Linguistics

The Power of Language with Viorica Marian

January 15, 2024

The Sheekey Science Show

The Power of Language - How communication influences our lives. 2023

Univision Chicago

La inteligencia artificial llegó para quedarse: ¿puede esta tecnología poner en riesgo tu empleo? 2023

HeLPiNG Questions Episode

The Transformative Power of Language. 2023

Early Learning Nation

Following the Science: Bilingualism as an Asset Supporting Early Brain Development. 2023

CBS News

Alderman, alderperson, alderwoman? The great City Council debate continues. 2023

Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

"The Power of Language" Book Talk with Viorica Marian. 2023

Northwestern School of Communication Interview.

Chicago Tonight Interview.

Moldova Times Interview.