DepartmentCognitive science and Psychology

Assist. Prof. Arminа Janyan, PhD

Assist. Prof. Arminа Janyan, PhD

Assist. Prof. Armina Janyan, PhD

email: ajanyan@cogs.nbu.bg


Research interests:

Relationship between language, action and perception; lateralization of cognitive processes; bilingualism; action processing and representation; mental imagery; semantic categories; speech production and comprehension.


Recent publications (last 5 years):

Trafimow, D., Amrhein, V., Areshenkoff, C.N., Barrera-Causil, C., Beh, E.J., Bilgiç, Y., Bono, R. Bradley, M.T., Briggs, W.M., Cepeda-Freyre, H.A., Chaigneau,S.E., Ciocca, D.R., Correa, J.C., Cousineau, D., de Boer, M.R., Dhar, S.S., Dolgov, I., Gómez-Benito, J., Grendar, M., Grice, J., Guerrero-Gimenez, M.E., Gutiérrez, A., Huedo-Medina, T.B., Jaffe, K., Janyan, A., Karimnezhad, A., Korner-Nievergelt, F., Kosugi, K.,  Lachmair, M., Ledesma, R., Limongi, R., Liuzza, M.T., Lombardo, R., Marks, M., Meinlschmidt, G., Nalborczyk, L., Nguyen, H.T., Ospina, R., Perezgonzalez, J.D., Pfister, R., Rahona, J.J., Rodríguez-Medina, D.A., Romão, X., Ruiz-Fernández, S., Suarez, I., Tegethoff, M., Tejo, M., van de Schoot, R., Vankov, I., Velasco-Forero, S., Wang, T., Yamada, Y., Felipe C. M. Zoppino F.C.M and Marmolejo-Ramos, F. (2018). Manipulating the Alpha Level Cannot Cure Significance Testing. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 699.


Stoyanova, K., Janyan, A., Raycheva, M., Popivanov, I.D., Mehrabian, Sh., & Traykov, L. (2017). Aquired reading disorder in a patient with cerebral infarctions: Pure or deep alexia – a case study. Nevrologiya i Nevropsihologiya, 1(2), 48-57.  (In Bulgarian).


Mehrabian, S., Raycheva, M., Petrova, N., Janyan, A., Petrova, M., & Traykov, L. (2015). Neuropsychological and neuroimaging markers in prediction of cognitive impairment after ischemic stroke: a prospective follow-up study. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 11, 2711-2719.


Kostov, K., & Janyan, A. (2015). Reversing the affordance effect: Negative stimulus-response compatibility observed with the images of graspable objects. Cognitive Processing, 16(1), 287-291. doi: 10.1007/s10339-015-0708-7.


Janyan, A., Vankov, I., Tsaregorodtseva, O., & Miklashevsky, A. (2015). Remember down, read up, look down: Does a word modulate eye trajectory away from remembered location? Cognitive Processing, 16(1), 259-263. doi: 10.1007/s10339-015-0718-5.


Novikova, E.G., Janyan, A., & Tsaregorodtseva, O.V (2015). Metaphorical salience in artistic text processing: Evidence from eye movement. Perception, 44(8-9), 1098-1102. doi: 10.1177/0301006615596692.


Gradinarova, G., Kanchev, P., & Janyan, A. (2014). Give me time to picture that: Effects of time and imageability on effector-specific motor activation in idiom processing. The Russian Journal of Cognitive Science, 1(1-2), 22–30.


Raycheva, M., Stoyanova, K., Janyan, A., Mehrabian, Sh., Pavlova, R., Petrova, M., & Traykov, L. (2013). Validation of the Bulgarian version of screening methods for cognitive impairments Mini-Mental State Examination and Isaac’s Set Test in elderly population. Psihologichni Izsledvania, 1, 103-114 (in Bulgarian).