Yang Yang, Ph.D.

Professor, Shenzhen Institute of Neuroscience
Email: yangyang@sions.cn

Dr. Yang received his Ph.D degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2016. His research interest is to use neuroimaging methods to investigate the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying Chinese language disorders (developmental stuttering and developmental dyslexia).

Selected Publications:

  1. Yang, Y., Jia, F., Siok, W. T., & Tan, L. H. (2016). Altered functional connectivity in persistent developmental stuttering. Scientific reports, 6.
  2. Yang Y-H., Yang Y*., Chen B.G., Zhang Y.W. & Bi H-Y. (2016). Anomalous cerebellar anatomy in Chinese children with dyslexia. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. (*Co-first author).
  3. Zhao, J., Yang, Y*., Song, Y. W., & Bi, H. Y. (2015). Verbal short-term memory deficits in Chinese children with dyslexia may not be a problem with the activation of phonological representations. Dyslexia, 21(4), 304-322. (*Co-first author).
  4. Yang, Y., Bi, H. Y., Long, Z. Y., & Tao, S. (2013). Evidence for cerebellar dysfunction in Chinese children with developmental dyslexia: an fMRI study. International Journal of Neuroscience, 123(5), 300-310.
  5. Zhao, J., Li, Q. L., Wang, J. J., Yang, Y., Deng, Y., & Bi, H. Y. (2012). Neural basis of phonological processing in second language reading: An fMRI study of Chinese regularity effect. NeuroImage, 60(1), 419-425.
  6. Yang, Y., & Bi, H.Y. (2011). Unilateral implicit motor learning deficit in developmental dyslexia. International Journal of Psychology, 46(1), 1-8.
  7. 赵婧,毕鸿燕,杨炀. (2012). 汉语发展性阅读障碍儿童的快速命名与正字法加工技能. 中国心理卫生杂志,26(1), 36-40.
  8. 杨炀, 毕鸿燕, 王久菊. (2009). 发展性阅读障碍的脑机制-来自脑成像研究的证据. 生物化学与生物物理进展,36(11), 1394-1401.


Inventor(s) Status Patent number Patent Title Date
1. Lihai Tan; Zhen Jin; Yang Yang Invention Patent Application Filed CN 201810156680.4 A method and device for locating functional areas of Chinese language brain 24-2-2018