ABC7 News

Could Artificial Intelligence Eliminate Languages?

April 20, 2023

Next Big Idea Club

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

Spring 2023

The Washington Post

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

April 19, 2023

Translated into Hindi for the Indian newspaper Rajasthan Patrika


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

April 5, 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.

March 31, 2023

Translated into French for Slate

New Scientist

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

April 12, 2023

What The Parent?

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

April 6, 2023

KERA Think

Want to Strengthen Your Brain? Learn Another Language.

April 10, 2023

Publishers Weekly

Nonfiction Summer 2023 Reads

March 24, 2023


Kansas Public Radio

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

April 20, 2023

Wisconsin Public Radio

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

April 19, 2023

Utah Public Radio

"The Power of Language" with Viorica Marian.

March 30, 2023

Utah Public Radio

El poder del lenguaje

April 5, 2023

Nancy's Bookshelf

The Power of Language with Viorica Marian

May 10, 2023

KNX News Radio Los Angeles

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

April 20, 2023

The Mountain Life

The Bilingual Brain.

April 12, 2023

Shine On! Kacey's Health and Happiness Show

Learning and Breathing.

May 4, 2023

Multilingual Montessori

Episode 39: The Power of Language with Viorica Marian.

April 12, 2023

Write On! Radio

Interview with Dr. Viorica Marian.

April 11, 2023

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

Jennifer and Wendy Show

Viorica Marian - Power of Language

April 10, 2023

Talk Louisiana

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

April 6, 2023

WVON Morning Show

Interview with Professor Marian

April 6, 2023

Life Elsewhere

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

April 6, 2023

Ozarks at Large

Interview about the bilingual brain

April 6, 2023

The Exchange

Interview with Professor Viorica Marian

April 6, 2023

95X Morning Show with Rick & Thomas

Interview about the Power of Language

April 6, 2023

Walk Me Through

S2E7: Walk me through bilingualism. 

February 24, 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.

June 6, 2012

KQED News 

The Benefits of Learning a New Language.  

May 9, 2019


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

October 13, 2014


The Late Late Early Early Show with Paul Ross. On learning another language. 

May 3, 2018

Higher Ed Social

 Episode #115: Bilingualism and cognition.

June 7, 2018

National Institutes of Health

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

February 23, 2015

Smart Drug Smarts Podcast

Episode #227: How language affects thought. 

May 14, 2018

KIQI 1010 San Francisco & KATD 990 Sacramento 

On attitudes towards and consequences of bilingualism. 

March 18, 2015

Cambridge 105. 105 Drive with Julian Clover

Bilingual children. 

October 14, 2014

Voice of Islam: Drive Time 

Dying Languages. On the cognitive and emotional effects of bilingualism. 

March 14, 2018


CBS News

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

May 11, 2023

Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

"The Power of Language" Book Talk with Viorica Marian

April 17, 2023

Chicago Tonight Interview.

May 24, 2018

Northwestern SOC Interview.
May 2019
Moldova Times Interview.

January 30, 2017


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.

April 10, 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

Chicago Tribune

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

May 25, 2018.

Huffington Post 

Bilingual people may have more efficient brains. 

November 13, 2014.

World Economic Forum 
Speaking more than one language can boost economic growth. February 6, 2018.

Lancaster Online 

US children should be taught a second language.

December 13, 2020.

The Economist 

Variety makes you (mentally) fit. 

October 17, 2014.

Psychology Today

 When you see objects, you think words. 

June 23, 2015.

Psychology Today

 When bilinguals listen. 

September 21, 2013.

Psychology Today

 Forgotten? Try your other language. 

July 3, 2013.

Medical News Today

 Bilingualism: What happens in the brain? 

October 4, 2017.

Bilingualism Matters

Myths and Misconceptions in Multilingualism. 

November 22, 2017.

Northwestern News

 Learning a second language alters sensory perception. 

May 11, 2018.

Experience Life

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

June, 2018.

The Santa Barbara Independent. 

The bilingual advantage. 

February 6, 2014.


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

July 23, 2012

Northwestern Magazine

Benefits of bilingualism. 

Spring, 2015.


Seeing the world through a bilingual brain. 

Winter, 2019.

The Neuron Club

Cerebrum article. 

November 2, 2012.

New Scientist

Bilingual brain boost: Two tongues, two minds. 

May 8, 2012.