Affiliated Research Fellows and Scientists

Chiao-Yi Wu, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Centre for Research and Development in Learning (CRADLE)
Nanyang Technological University

Education

2009 – 2014 Ph.D., Division of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2003 – 2007 B.S., Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Certificate for Neurobiology and Cognitive Science Program, Neurobiology and Cognitive Science Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Research Assistant, The Clinical Brain Lab, Division of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Teaching Assistant, Division of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Research Assistant, The Clinical Brain Lab, Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Cognitive neuroscience of language and reading (second language acquisition, bilingualism, typical and atypical language development across lifespan).

Neurobiology of learning. Functional, structural, and diffusion magnetic resonance imaging.

Literacy development. Lifelong learning.

Papers
Heng, G.J., Wu, C.Y., Archer, J.A., Miyakoshi, M., Nakai, T., Chen, S.H.A. (2017). The role of regional heterogeneity in age-related differences in functional hemispheric asymmetry: an fMRI study. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2017.1385721
Vissiennon K, Friederici AD, Brauer J, & Wu CY. (2017). Functional Organization of the Language Network in Three- and Six-year-old Children. Neuropsychologia, 98, 24-33.
Wu CY, Vissiennon K, Friederici AD, & Brauer J. (2016). Preschoolers’ Brains Rely on Semantic Cues Prior to the Mastery of Syntax during Sentence Comprehension. NeuroImage, 126, 256-266.
Wu CY, Koh JYS, Ho MHR, Miyakoshi M, Chen SHA, & Nakai T. (2014). Age-related Differences in Effective Connectivity of Brain Regions Involved in Japanese Kanji Processing with Homophone Judgment Task. Brain and Language, 135, 32-41.
Wu CY, Ho MHR, & Chen SHA. (2012). A Meta-Analysis of fMRI Studies on Chinese Orthographic, Phonological, and Semantic Processing. NeuroImage, 63(1), 381-391.
Miyakoshi M, Chen SHA, Matsuo K, Wu CY, Suzuki A, & Nakai T. (2012). Extensive Stimulus Repetition Leads Older Adults to Show Delayed Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Adaptation. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 6(3), 357-365.
Matsuo K, Chen SHA, Hue CW, Wu CY, Bagarinao E, Tseng WYI, & Nakai T. (2010). Neural Substrates of Phonological Selection for Japanese Character Kanji Based on fMRI Investigations. NeuroImage, 50(3), 1280-1291.
Selected Conference Abstracts
Bhattarcharjee, S., Chew, A., Liu, H.S., Yeo, M.C.L, Wu, C.Y., O'Brien, B., & Chen, S.A., (2018).Investigating the change in blood pressure with respect to the reference electrode positioning in tDCS. 4th Annual Brain Stimulation and Imaging Meeting, Singapore
Wu CY, Yeo MCL, Matsuo K, Tseng WYI, & Chen SHA. (2018). The Neural Network of Reading Influenced by Lexical Decision and Lexical Recognition Demands. Poster for the 24th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Singapore.
Wu CY, Vissiennon K, Friederici AD, & Brauer J. (2015). Preschoolers’ Brains Rely on Semantic Cues Prior to the Mastery of Syntax in Sentence Comprehension. The 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Honolulu, HI, USA.
Wu CY, Ho MHR, Matsuo K, Tseng WYI, Hue CW, & Chen SHA. (2013). Modulation of Phonological Selection on Interhemispheric Connectivity. The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA.
Chen SHA, Wu CY, Lua RP, Miyakoshi M, & Nakai T. (2013). Age-related Changes in Resting-State and Task-Activated Functional MRI Networks. Paper presented at the 7th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology, Tokyo, Japan.
Wu CY, Chen SHA, Matsuo K, Tseng WYI, & Hue CW. (2012). Chinese Character Identification: Neural Evidence for Orthographic Analysis. The 19th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA.
Wu CY, Chen SHA, Matsuo K, Tseng WYI, & Hue CW. (2011). Lexicality and Frequency Effects on Chinese Character Reading. The 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Québec City, Canada.
Wu CY, E KHF, Ho MHR, Matsuo K, Nakai T, & Chen SHA. (2010). Effective Connectivity underlying Phonological Selection for Japanese Kanji. The Decade of the Mind VI Conference, Singapore.
Wu CY, Chen SHA, E KHF, & Ho MHR. (2010). A Meta-Analysis of fMRI Studies on Chinese Orthographic, Phonological, and Semantic Processing. The 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain.
Wu CY, Chen SHA, & Tseng WYI. (2009). Functional Changes in Language Production during Healthy Aging. NeuroImage, 47, S1, pp S109.
Wu CY, Matsuo K, Bagarinao E, Tseng WYI, Nakai T, & Chen SHA. (2008). Phonological Processing in Reading Japanese Kanji: Does Reading Heterophonic Homographic Characters Make any Difference? NeuroImage, 41, S105, 318T.
Wu CY, Peng YJ, Lu CI, Huang SC, Tseng WYI, & Chen SHA. (2008). Activation of the Middle Frontal Gyrus (BA9) in Phonological Processing in Left-handed Chinese Speakers. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Vol 14, Suppl S1, pp 89.
Chen SHA, Peng YJ, Wu CY, Chen PH, Yu JS, Lu CI, & Tseng WYI. (2006). Hemispheric Dominance in Left-handers for two fMRI Language tasks: Preliminary Findings. The 2006 National Taiwan University International Neuroscience Symposium: Advanced Neuroimaging, Taipei, Taiwan.
Email : cywu@ntu.edu.sg