Hans Stadthagen-Gonzales, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX

B.A., Cognitive Sciences, Rice University, Houston, TX

M.Sc., Research Methods, University of Bristol, England

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, England


Cognitive Psychology, Psycholinguistics, Bilingualism 


Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Ferré, P., Pérez, M.A., Imbault, C., Hinojosa, J.A. (in press) Norms for 10,491 Spanish Words for Five Discrete Emotions: Happiness, Disgust, Anger, Fear, and Sadness. Behavior Research Methods.

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Parafita Couto, M.C., Parraga, C.A., Damian, M.F. (in press) Testing alternative theoretical accounts of code-switching: Insights from comparative judgments of adjective-noun order. International Journal of Bilingualism.

Parafita Couto, M.C., & Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H. (in press) El book or the libro? Insights from acceptability judgments into determiner/noun code-switches International Journal of Bilingualism. (Equal contribution from both authors)

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Lopez, L., Parafita Couto, M.C., Parraga, C.A. (in press) Using two-alternative forced choice tasks and Thurstone's Law of Comparative Judgment for Acceptability Judgments: Examining the Adjacency Condition in Spanish/English Code-Switched Sentences. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism.

Mueller Gathercole, V.C., Pérez Tattam, R., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Laporte, N., Thomas, E.M. (2017) WHODUNNIT? Language interaction in identification of sentential subjects in Wales and Patagonia. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. doi: 10.1080/13670050.2017.1322550

Mueller Gathercole, V.C., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Perez-Tattam, R., Yavas, F. (2016) Semantic and Conceptual Factors in Spanish-English Bilinguals' Processing of Lexical Categories in Their Two Languages. Second Language Research, 32, 537-562.

Viñas-Guasch, N., Mueller Gathercole, V.C., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H. (2016) Bilingualism and the Semantic-Conceptual Interface: The Influence of Language on Categorization. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. doi: 10.1017/S1366728916000754

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Imbault, C., Perez, M.A., Brysbaert, M. (2016) Norms of Valence and Arousal for 14,031 Spanish Words. Behavior Research Methods, 49, 111-123.

Parafita-Couto, M.C., Mueller Gathercole, V.C., & Stadthagen-González, H. (2015) Interface strategies in monolingual and end-state L2 Spanish grammars are not that different. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-17 

Mueller Gathercole, V.C., Pérez Tattam, R., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Thomas, E.M. (2014). Bilingual construction of two systems – To interact or not to interact. In I. Menen, & E.M. Thomas (Eds.), Advances in the Study of Bilingualism (pp. 63-89). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Mueller Gathercole, V.C., Pérez-Tattam, R., & Yavas, F. (2013). Vocabulary assessment in bilinguals: To Cognate or not to Cognate. In V. C. Mueller Gathercole (Ed.), Solutions for the Assessment of Bilinguals (pp.125-145). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Pérez, M.A., Izura, C., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., & Marín, J. (2013). Assessment of bilingual performance using reaction times. In V. C. Mueller Gathercole (Ed.), Issues in the Assessment of Bilinguals (pp. 130-160). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Pérez-Tattam, R., Mueller Gathercole, V.C., Yavas, F., & Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H. (2013). Assessing Grammar in Bilinguals. In V. C. Mueller Gathercole (Ed.), Issues in the Assessment of Bilinguals (pp. 111-129). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Shen, X.R., Damian, M.F., & Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H. (2013). Abstract Graphemic Representations Support Preparation of Handwritten Responses. Journal of Memory and Language, 68, 69-84.

Kuperman, V., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., & Brysbaert, M. (2012) Age-of-acquisition ratings for 30 thousand English words, Behavior Research Methods, 44, 978-990.

Damian, M.F., Dorje, D., & Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., (2011) Long‐Term Repetition Priming in Spoken and Written Word Production: Evidence for a Contribution of Phonology to Handwriting, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37, 813-826.

Izura, C., Pérez, M.A., Agallou, E., Wright, V.C., Marín, J., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., & Ellis, A.W., (2011) Age/order of acquisition effects and the cumulative learning of foreign words: A word training study, Journal of Memory and Language, 64, 32-58.

Damian, M.F., Bowers, J.S., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., & Spalek, K. (2010) Does Word Length Affect Speech Onset Latencies When Producing Single Words?, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36, 892-905.

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Damian, M.F., Pérez, M.A., Bowers, J.S., & Marín, J. (2009) Name-picture Verification as a Control Measure for Object Naming: A Task Analysis and Norms for a Large Set of Pictures. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 1581-1597.

Damian, M.F., & Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H. (2009)  Advance Planning of Form Properties in the Written Production of Single and Multiple Words. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24, 555-579.

Dumay, N., Damian, M.F., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H. & Pérez, M.A. (2009). Is the scope of phonological encoding constrained by the syntactic role of the utterance constituents? In N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), in Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society  (pp. 667-672). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., & Davis, C.J. (2006) The Bristol Norms for Age of Acquisition, Imageability and Familiarity. Behavior Research Methods, 68, 598-605.

Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Bowers, J.S., & Damian, M.F. (2004) Age of Acquisition Effects in Visual Word Recognition: Evidence from Expert Vocabularies. Cognition, 93, B11-B26.

Bowers, J.S., Vigliocco, G., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., & Vinson, D. (1999). Distinguishing language from thought: Experimental evidence that syntax is lexically rather than conceptually represented. Psychological Science, 10, 310-315.