Post-Doctoral Fellows

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
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

Adrianne John Real Galang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University

Education

2004-2014 Ph.D. in Personality Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

1999-2002 B.S. in Psychology, Department of Psychology, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral fellow, Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Managing Editor, Asia-Pacific Social Science Review, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

Neuroscience of personality and creativity

Interactions between affect and cognition in decision-making

Philosophy of science and art

Experimental methodology and measurement techniques

Papers
Galang, A. J. R., Ellescas, B. Y. C., Santos, J. M. E., Locsin, M. A. V., & Sy, K. M. D. (2017). Systematic bias in trait attributions for deceased friends and relatives. Personality and Individual Differences, 114, 57-60.
Galang, A. J. R.(2017). Not seeing the forest for the traits: A comment on Hogan and Foster (2017). International Journal of Personality Psychology, 3, 17-19.
Galang, A. J. R., Castelo, V. L. C., Santos, L. C. III, Perlas, C. M. C., & Angeles, M. A. B. (2016). Investigating the prosocial psychopath model of the creative personality: Evidence from traits and psychophysiology. Personality and Individual Differences, 100, 28-36.
Galang, A. J. R., Quiñones, D. M. A, Adriano, J. S., Carvajal, M. E., & Portillo, P. M. (2015). The rise and fall of the Pacquiao Effect: Contrastive priming and national identification. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 18, 270-287.
Galang, A. J. R. (2010). The prosocial psychopath: Explaining the paradoxes of the creative personality. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 34, 1241-1248.
Reyes, M. L. & Galang, A. J. R.(2009). Motivational and social aspects of the Filipino college experience, Philippine Journal of Psychology, 42, 213-235.
Galang, A. J. R. (2008). Retrospective rationality: An experimental comparison of adolescent and adult risky decision-making. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 41, 66-78.