Publications

I. Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Wong, B., Yin, S., Yang, L. Li, J., Spaniol, J. (in press). Cultural differences in memory for objects and backgrounds in pictures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  2. Mallya, S., Reed, M., & Yang, L. (in press). A theoretical framework for using humor to reduce the effects of chronic stress on cognitive function in older adults: An integration of findings and methods from diverse areas of psychology. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research (HUMOR).
  3. Judges, R. A., Gallnt, S. N., Yang, L., & Lee, K. (April 13, 2017). The role of cognition, personality, and trust in fraud victimization in older adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 588. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00588. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00588
  4. Gallant, S., Dyson, B. J., Yang, L. (2017). Local context effects during emotional item directed forgetting in younger and older adults. Memory, 25 (8),1129-1138. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2016.1274036.
  5. Tallon, K., Koerner, N., & Yang, L. (2016). Working memory in Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Effects of verbal and image-based worry and relation to cognitive and emotional processes. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 7(1), 72-94. doi: 10.5127/jep.045714
  6. Wilkinson, A.J., & Yang, L. (2016). Long-term maintenance of inhibition training effects in older adults: 1- and 3-year follow-up. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 71 (4), 622-629. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbu179.
  7. 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
  8. Gallant, S., & Yang, L. (2014). Positivity effect in source attributions of arousal-matched emotional and non-emotional words during item-based directed forgetting. Frontiers in Psychology. Volume 5, Article 1334, 1-10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01334
  9. Yang, L., Lau, K. P. L., & Truong, L., (2014). The survival effect in memory: Does it hold into old age and non-ancestral scenarios? PLoS ONE 9(5): e95792. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095792
  10. Truong, L. & Yang, L. (2014). Friend or foe? Decoding the facilitative and disruptive effects of emotion on working memory in younger and older adults. Frontier in Psychology. Volume 5, Article 94, 1-9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00094
  11. Wilkinson, A. J., Yang, L., & Dyson, B. J. (2013). Modulating younger and older adults’ performance in ignoring pictorial information during a word matching task. Brain and Cognition, 83(3), 351-359. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2013.10.001
  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. 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, 68(6), 872-881, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt006.
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Yang, L., & Krampe, R. T. (2009). Long-term maintenance of retest learning in young old and oldest old adults. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 64B(5), 608-611, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbp063
  23. 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, 64B(4),470-473, doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbp040
  24. Ikier, S. Yang, L., & Hasher, L. (2008). Implicit proactive interference, age, and automatic versus controlled retrieval strategy. Psychological Science, 19 (5), 456-461.
  25. Yang, L., & Hasher, L. (2007). The enhanced effects of pictorial distraction in older adults. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 62B (4), P230-P233. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/62.4.P230
  26. Yang, L., Hasher, L., & Wilson, D. (2007). Synchrony effects in automatic and controlled retrieval. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 14 (1), 51-56.
  27. Yang, L., Krampe, R. T., & Baltes, P. B. (2006). Basic forms of cognitive plasticity extended into the oldest-old: Retest learning, age, and cognitive functioning. Psychology and Aging, 21 (2), 372-378.
  28. Zhou, Z., Chen, Y., Yang, L., & Chen, H.-C. (2003). Inhibition mechanism for resolving lexical ambiguity of two-syllable homophones in Chinese [in Chinese]. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 35, 1-8.
  29. Yang, L., & Krampe, R. T. (2003). SOC as a framework of adaptive resource regulation: Theoretical issues and empirical application, Acta Psychologica Sinica, 35, 29-38.
  30. Yang, L., & Chen, Y. (2002). Inhibition mechanism in self-paced sentence processing [in Chinsese], Acta Psychologica Sinica, 34, 553-560.
  31. Yang, L., Chen, Y., Cui, Y., & Zhou, Z. (2002). Inhibition mechanism of differentially skilled language comprehenders [in Chinese], Acta Psychologica Sinica, 34, 120-125.
  32. Yang, L., & Fu, X. (2002). Inhibition mechanism in processing visual-auditory cross-modality Chinese words [in Chinese], Acta Psychologica Sinica, 34, 10-15.
  33. Yang, L., Chen, Y., & Zhou Z. (2001). Inhibition mechanism of differentially skilled language comprehenders in self-paced lexical processing [in Chinese], Acta Psychologica Sinica, 33, 294-299.
  34. Yang, L., Fu, X. (2001). The advances in research on cognitive processes of multi-modality information [in Chinese]. Psychological Science, 24, 465-467.
  35. Zhou, Z., Chen, Y., Cui, Y., Yang, L., & Chen, H.-C. (2001). The effects of anaphors on accessibility of antecedants in Chinese [in Chinese]. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 33, 198-203.
  36. Yang, L., Chen, Y., & Cui, Y. (2000) An investigation and analysis of Chinese language comprehension skill [in Chinese]. Psychological Science. 23(4), 390-394.
  37. Yang, L., Chen, Y., & Cui, Y. (2000) An investigation of Chinese language comprehension skill. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 32 (supplement), 92-95.
  38. Yang, L. (1999). On the ‘self’ ideas in humanistic personality theories [in Chinese]. Social Psychological Science, 51(1), 29-34.
  39. Yang, L., & Chen, Y. (1999) Recent research on inhibition mechanism [in Chinese]. Journal of Developments in Psychology, 58(4), 1-6.
  40. Yang, L., Cui, Y., & Chen, Y. (1999). Working memory, relative meaning frequency in the processing of Chinese ambiguous sentences [in Chinese]. Psychological science, 22(3), 22-225.
  41. Chen, Y., & Yang, L. (1999). Several important questions in current psycholinguistics [in Chinese]. Psychological Science, 22(5), 385-388.
  42. Yang, L. & Chen, Y. (1998). The review of the theories on individual differences in language comprehension [in Chinese]. Psychological science, 21(6), 532-535.
  43. Wang, X., Wu, Y., & Yang, L. (1998). Appraisals of the parental relation between the American and Chinese college students [in Chinese]. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 6(3), 160-163.
  44. Yang, L., Pang, S., & Zhao, J. (1996). An investigation of mental health condition of the first year college students [in Chinese]. Health Psychology, 4, 65-66.
  45. Wang, X., & Yang, L. (1994). An investigation of mental health condition of the students at the Hebei Normal University [in Chinese]. The selection of papers in clinical Psychology (at the National Conference of Clinical Psychology), 29-31

II. Book chapters

  1. Gallant, S., & Yang, L. (2015). Directed Forgetting. The encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (Ed., S. K. Whitbourne). Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118521373.wbeaa324
  2. Truong, L., & Yang, L. (2015). Dual Mechanisms of Cognitive Control. The encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (Ed., S. K. Whitbourne). Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118521373.wbeaa325
  3. Wilkinson, A.J., & Yang, L. (2015). Cognitive Plasticity. The encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (Ed., S. K. Whitbourne). Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118521373.wbeaa327

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