Min Xu, Ph.D.

Professor, Shenzhen Institute of Neuroscience
Email: minxu86@gmail.com

Dr. Xu received her Ph.D degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2014. Her research program utilizes functional neuroimaging techniques to investigate the neural dynamics supporting Chinese language processing. Her recent work focuses on investigating neural mechanisms underlying bilingualism and language disorders. She has published research findings in leading journals including PNAS and Human Brain Mapping.

Selected Publications:

  1. Xu, M., Wang, T.F., Chen, S.P., Fox, P.T., & Tan, L.H. (in press). Effective Connectivity of Brain Regions Related to Visual Word Recognition: an fMRI Study of Chinese Reading. Human Brain Mapping.
  2. Xu, M., Yang, J., Siok, W.T., & Tan, L.H. (2015). Atypical lateralization of phonological working memory in developmental dyslexia. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 33,67-77.
  3. Tan, L.H., Xu, M., (co-first author), Chang, C.Q., & Siok, W.T. (2013). China’s language input system in the digital age affects children’s reading development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(3), 1119-1123.
  4. Xu, M., Kao, H.S.R., Zhang, M.L., Lam, S.P.W., & Wang, W. (2013). Cognitive-Neural Effects of Brush Writing of Chinese Characters: Cortical Excitation of Theta Rhythm. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 1-11.