Selected Publication

  • Wilkinson, A. J., & Yang, L. (2016). Inhibition plasticity in older adults: Practice and transfer effects using a multiple task approach. Neural Plasticity, Volume 2016, Article ID 9696402, 12 pages. doi: 10.1155/2016/9696402
  • Wilkinson, A. J., Yang, L., & Dyson, B. J. (in press). Modulating younger and older adults’ performance in ignoring pictorial information during a word matching task. Brain and Cognition.
  • Ma, Z., Li, J., Niu, Y., Yu, J., & Yang, L. (2013). Age differences in emotion recognition between Chinese younger and older adults. The Psychological Record, 63, 629–640. DOI:10.11133/j.tpr.2013.63.3.015
  • Yang, L., Li, J., Spaniol, J., Hasher, L., Wilkinson, A., Yu, J., & Niu, Y. (2013). Aging, culture, and memory for socially meaningful item-context associations: An east-west cross cultural comparison study. Plos ONE. 8(4): e60703 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060703.
  • Yang, L., Chen, W., Ng, A. H., & Fu, X. (2013). Aging, culture, and memory for categorically processed information. Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt006.
  • Yang, L., Reed, M., & Kuan, C. (2012). Retest learning in the absence of item-specific effects: Does it show in the oldest-old? Psychology and Aging, 27 (3),701-706. doi: 10.1037/a0026719
  • Wilkinson, A. J., & Yang, L. (2012). Plasticity of inhibition in older adults: Retest practice and transfer effects. Psychology and Aging, 27 (3), 606-615. doi: 10.1037/a0025926
  • Yang, L., Truong, L., Fuss, S., & Bislimovic, S. (2012). The effects of ageing and divided attention on the self-reference effect in emotional memory: Spontaneous or effortful mnemonic benefits? Memory, 20 (6), 596-607. Doi: 10.1080/09658211.2012.690040
  • Yang, L. (2011). Practice-oriented retest learning as the basic form of cognitive plasticity of the aging brain. Journal of Aging Research. Volume 2011, Article ID 407074, 8 pages, doi:10.4061/2011/407074
  • Yang, L. & Ornstein, T. J. (2011) The effect of emotion-focused orientation at retrieval on emotional memory in young and older adults, Memory, 19: 3, 305 — 313, doi: 10.1080/09658211.2011.561803.
  • Yang, L., & Hasher, L. (2011). Age differences in the automatic accessibility of emotional words from semantic memory. Cognition & Emotion, 25 (1), 3 – 9, doi: 10.1080/02699930903523348.
  • Yang, L. (2010). Review of the book “Aging and Cognition: Research methodologies and empirical advances” (Eds. Bosworth & Hertzog, 2009). Canadian Psychology, 51, 219-220, doi: 10.1037/a0020344.
  • Yang, L., & Krampe, R. Th. (2009). Long-term Maintenance of Retest Learning in Young Old and Oldest Old Adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences, 64B(5):608-611, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbp063.
  • Yang, L., & Reed, M., Russo, F., & Wilkinson, A. (2009). A new look at retest learning in older adults: learning in the absence of item-specific effects. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 64(4):470-473, doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbp040.
  • Ikier, S. Yang, L., & Hasher, L. (2008). Implicit interference, age, and automatic versus controlled retrieval
    strategy. Psychological Science, 19, 456‐461.
  • Yang, L., & Hasher, L. (2007). The enhanced effects of pictorial distraction in older adults. Journal of
    Gerontology: Psychological Science, 62B, p230‐233.
  • Yang, L., Hasher, L., & Wilson, D. (2007). Synchrony effects in automatic and controlled retrieval. Psychonomic
    Bulletin and Review, 14, 51‐56.
  • Yang, L., Krampe, R. T., & Baltes, P. B. (2006). Basic forms of cognitive plasticity in the oldest‐old vs. the youngold:
    Retest learning, age, and cognitive functioning. Psychology and Aging, 21, 372‐378.