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Hsin-Chin Chen

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Journal Papers
 
Yang, Z.-H., & Chen, H.-C.* (2013). Applying Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Cognitive Neuroscience. Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 2, 231-242.
 
Tzou, Y.-Z.*, Eslami, Z. R., Chen, H.-C., & Vaid, J. (2012). Effect of language proficiency and degree of formal training in simultaneous interpreting on working memory and interpreting performance: Evidence from Mandarin-English Speakers. International Journal of Bilingualism,16, 213-227.
 
Lichtenberk, F.*, Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2011). On the interpretation of alienable vs. inalienable possession: A psycholinguistic investigation. Cognitive Linguistics, 22, 659-689.
 
Chen, H.-C.*, Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H., & Boas, D, A. (2011). Examining the phonological neighborhood density effect using near infrared spectroscopy. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 1363-1370.
 
Rao, C.*, Vaid, J., Srinivasan, N., & Chen, H.-C. (2011). Orthographic characteristics speed Hindi word naming but slow Urdu naming: Evidence from Hindi/Urdu biliterates. Reading and Writing, 24, 679-695.
 
Chen,H.-C.*, Vaid, J., & Wu, J.-T. (2009). Homophone density and phonological frequency in Chinese word recognition. Language and Cognitive Process, 24, 967-982.
 
Chen, H.-C.*, Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H., & Boas, D, A. (2008). Optical imaging of phonological processing in two distinct orthographies. Experimental Brain Research, 184, 427-433.
 
Vaid, J.*, Choi, H., Chen, H.-C., & Friedman, M. (2008). Perceiving and responding to embarrassing predicaments across languages: Cultural influences on the emotion lexicon. The Mental Lexicon, 3, 122-148.
 
Chen, H.-C.*, Yamauchi, T., Tamaoka, K. and Vaid, J. (2007). Priming effects depend on script type: Word recognition in Japanese. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 64-69.
 
Chen, H.-C.*, & Vaid, J. (2007). Word frequency modulates the basic orthographic syllable structure (BOSS) effect in English polysyllable word recognition. Language and Cognitive Processes, 22, 52-82.
 
Friedman, M.*, Chen, H.-C., & Vaid, J. (2006). Proverb preferences across cultures: Dialecticality or poeticality? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 353-359.
 
Yamauchi, T.*, Cooper, L. A., Hilton, H. J., Szerlip, N. J., Chen, H.-C., & Barnhardt, T. M. (2006). Priming for symmetry detection of three-dimensional figures: Central axes of symmetries are assessed separately from local components. Visual Cognition, 13, 363-397.
 
Wu, J. T.*, & Chen, H.-C. (2003). Chinese orthographic priming in lexical decision and naming tasks. Chinese Journal of Psychology, 45, 75-95.
 
Chen, H.-C.*, Chien, P. C., Cheng, C. C., & Wu, J. T. (2002). A cognitive approach to mental rotation test on pilot selection. Chinese Journal of Psychology, 44, 227-238.
 
Cheng, G. C. F.*, Li, W. C., & Chen, H.-C. (2001). The relationship between personality and flight training performance: A study of beginners. Research in Applied Psychology, 12, 221-243. 
 
Wu, J. T.*, & Chen, H.-C. (2000). Evaluating semantic priming and homophonic priming in recognition and naming of Chinese characters. Chinese Journal of Psychology, 42, 65-86.
 
 
Book Chapter
 
Rao, C., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (in press). Hemispheric Asymmetry in Word Recognition for a Right-to-Left Script: The Case of Urdu. In H. Winskel & P. Padakannya (Eds.). South and Southeast Asian Psycholinguistics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
 
Cunningham, D., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2011). Yo no lo tiré, se cayó solito, ‘I did not throw it, it just fell down’: Interpreting and recounting accidental events in Spanish and English. In V. Cook & B. Bassetti (Eds.), Language and Bilingual Cognition (pp.407-429). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
 
 
Refereed Conference Presentations 
 
Chen, H.-C., & Tseng, Y.-T. (2013, July). Semantic Integration during Chinese Sentence Comprehension in Normal and Poor Readers: An Optical Imaging Study. Paper presented at the 20th Annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Hong Kong. 
 
Chen, H.-C., & Tseng, Y.-T. (2013, June). Developmental Changes on the Semantic Integration during Chinese Sentence Comprehension. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Seattle.
 
Yang, Z.-Y., Chang, Y.-H., Chen, Y.-L., Tsai, H.-C., & Chen, H.-C. (2013, June). The Effect of Mental Fatigue on Executive Functions: An Optical Imaging Study. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Seattle.
 
Chen, H.-C., & Yang, Z.-Y. (2012, October). Orthography to Phonology Consistency Hurts Chinese Word Recognition. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages, Nagoya.
 
Chen, P.-Y., Lu, J.-M., & Chen, H.-C. (2012, October). Orthographic and Phonological Neighborhood Characteristics Affect Chinese Feedback Consistency Effect. Poster presented at the 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages, Nagoya.
 
Huang, S.-Y., & Chen, H.-C. (2012, October). The Time Course of Phonological and Semantic Processing in Chinese Orthographic Judgment Task. Poster presented at the 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages, Nagoya.
 
Peng, C.-Y., Fang, Y.-C., Hung, Y.-T., Chen, P.-Y., & Chen, H.-C. (2012, October). Examining Shifting Attention with Pip-and-Pop Task on Children with Reading Disabilities in Taiwan. Poster presented at the 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages, Nagoya.
 
Chen, H.-C., & Lan, P.-W. (2012, July). Brain Activation Patterns of Rapid Automatized Naming in Poor Readers: An Optical Imaging Study. Paper presented at the 19th Annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Montreal.
 
Lopez, B., Vaid, J. & Chen, H.C. (2012, May). Correlates of language brokering experience among Spanish-English speakers in Texas. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science, Chicago.
 
Chen, H.-C., Tseng, Y.-T., & Chen, P.-Y. (2011, Nov). Semantic Integration in Chinese Sentence Comprehension. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle.
 
謝侑儒、曾世杰、、陳淑麗、陳欣進(2011, January)。書寫能力對中文閱讀的影響–以正常與弱讀兒童為例。第七屆台灣學障學會年會(台北)宣讀論文。
 
鄭惠云、曾世杰、、陳淑麗、陳欣進(2011, January)。快速唸名作業中的旁側干擾與轉換效果–弱讀與一般兒童的比較。第七屆台灣學障學會年會(台北)壁報論文。
 
陳欣進(2010, November)。中文語句理解的語義整合歷程–認知神經取向。第四十九屆台灣心理學會年會(嘉義)宣讀論文。
 
Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Rhodes, R., & Tosun, S. (2010, August). Handedness and hand used differentially affect object facing. Poster presented at the 32th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland.
Chen, H.-C., Chen, S.-L., Tzeng, S.-J., & Chou, Y. Y. (2010, July). Switch deficits in Taiwanese children with poor reading abilities. Paper presented at the Research in Reading Chinese (RRC) Conference, Toronto.
 
Hsieh, Y.-R., Tzeng, S.-J., Chen, S.-L., & Chen, H.-C. (2010, July). Learning to read Chinese depends on writing in normal and poor readers. Paper presented at the Research in Reading Chinese (RRC) Conference, Toronto.
 
Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2010, July). Cross-language differences in sound segmentation show a robust effect of the first learned orthography: evidence from Hindi-English users. Poster presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Berlin.
 
林佩怡、陳欣進(2010, March)。國小中年級弱讀兒童在文字部件位置知識上之發展。第六屆台灣學障學會年會(台中)壁報論文。
 
周詠英、陳欣進(2010, March)。弱讀兒童與正常閱讀兒童在數字唸名作業中的差異。第六屆台灣學障學會年會(台中)壁報論文。
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Bortfeld, H. (2009, September). Neural Substrates Involved in L2 Phonological Processing Are Constrained by L1. Poster presented at the International Conference of Neurobilingualism, Bangor.
 
林麗晶、陳欣進(2009, September)。語言影響認知:以時間概念為例。第四十八屆台灣心理學會年會(台北)宣讀論文。
 
楊棟宇、陳欣進(2009, September)。語音語義孰輕孰重?字形判斷作業的證據。第四十八屆台灣心理學會年會(台北)宣讀論文。
 
Milliken, K., Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.-C., & Galindo, J. (2009, July). Does prior language brokering experience affect ambiguity monitoring and conceptual organization in bilingual adults? Poster presented at the Seventh International Symposium on Bilingualism, Utrecht.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.-C., & Narayanan, S. (2009, June). Orthographic and Morphological Priming in Hindi and Urdu: A Preliminary Investigation. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Boston.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.-C., & Srinivasan. N. (2008, Nov). Phonological Priming in Hindi and Urdu: A Preliminary Investigation. Poster presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago.
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H., & Boas, D, A. (2008, October). Examining Phonological Neighborhood Density Effect Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Paper presented at the sixth International Mental Lexicon Conference, Banff.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2008, October). Complicating the Orthographic Depth Hypothesis: Word Recognition in Hindi. Poster presented at the sixth International Mental Lexicon Conference, Banff.
 
Chen, H.-C. & Vaid, J. (2008, May). Does Neighborhood Density Facilitate or Inhibit Word Recognition? A Perspective From Chinese. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.-C., Kar, B., & Sharma, D. R. (2008, May). Frequency and Length Effects in Hindi Versus Urdu Lexical Decision: Orthographic Depth Matters. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago.
 
Tzou, J. Y. Z., Chen, H.-C., & Vaid, J. (2008, May). Verifying Literal Versus Figurative Translations: Does Formal Training in Translation Matter? Poster presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2007, July). Factors Influencing Word Recognition in An Alpha-Syllabic Indic Script: Evidence from Hindi. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Prague
 
Tzou, J., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2007, May). Effects of working memory, language proficiency, and training on simultaneous interpretation performance: Evidence from Chinese-English bilinguals. Poster presented at the sixth International Symposium on Bilingualism, Hamburg.
 
Cunningham, D., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2007, May). Linguistic Relativity Effects in Perception of Distance and Agency. Poster presented at the sixth International Symposium on Bilingualism, Hamburg.
 
Chen, H.-C., & Vaid, J. (2006, Nov). The Syllabic Neighborhood Effect in Polysyllabic English Word Recognition. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, Nov). Is the MOP the cleanest way? Word segmentation in Hindi-English readers. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston.
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Yang, S.-C., & Wu, J.-T. (2006, October). Is there a cross-code consistency effect?: A re-examination of orthographic and phonological neighborhood density in English and Chinese. Poster presented at the fifth International Mental Lexicon Conference, Montreal.
 
Rao, C., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, October). Cognate lexical access: Evidence from Hindi and Kannada bilinguals. Poster presented at the fifth International Mental Lexicon Conference, Montreal.
 
Vaid, J., Lichtenberk, F., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, October). On the processing of attributive possessive phrases. Poster presented at the fifth International Mental Lexicon Conference, Montreal.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., & Chen, H.-C. (2006, July). On the psycholinguistic significance of the bar in Hindi word recognition. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Vancouver.
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Yang, H.-C., & Wu, J. T. (2006, July). Orthographic and phonological neighborhood density effects in word recognition in Chinese vs. English readers. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Vancouver.
 
Vaid, J., Choi, H., Chen, H.-C., & Friedman, M. (2006, June). Bilinguals’ perceptions of and responses to embarrassing situations. Panel on Emotion Words in the Mental Lexicon: Processing, Representation and Implications for Teaching and Translation, American Association for Applied Linguistics annual conference, Montreal.
 
Chen, H.-C., & Vaid, J. (2006, May). First to second language transfer effect in orthographic processing of polysyllabic words by Spanish-English bilingual readers. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, New York.
 
Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Rao, C., & Manzano, I. (2006, May). Joke detection: Is there a bilingual and/or brokering advantage? Poster presented at the conference on Language Acquisition and Bilingualism: Consequences for a Multilingual Society, Toronto.
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Bortfeld, H. (2006, April). Orthography constrains neural substrates involved in phonological processing: An optical imaging study. Poster presented at the 13rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
 
Chen, H.-C., Yamauchi, T., Tamaoka, K. & Vaid, J. (2005, May). Word recognition depends on script: A comparison of Japanese Kanji and Hiragana. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles.
 
Meuter, R., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.C. (2005, March). Does multiple language use enhance task switching ability? Paper presented at the fifth International Symposium on Bilingualism, Barcelona.
 
Vaid, J., Rao, C., Chen, H.C., & Martinez, F. (2005, March). Orthography and the lexicon: Evidence from Hindi-English and Urdu-English biliterates. Poster presented at the fifth International Symposium on Bilingualism, Barcelona.
 
Chen, H.-C. & Vaid, J. (2004, Nov.). Ha ha as Aha: Lateralization of insight in joke processing. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis.
 
Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Martinez, F., & Rao, C. (2004, Nov.). Does prior orthographic experience influence L1 and L2 word segmentation? Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis.
 
Martinez, F., Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., Wilkinson, L., & Price, E. (2004, Oct.). Joke detection: Is there a bilingual advantage? Poster presented at the Annual Southwest Cognition Conference (ARMADILLO), University of Texas at Arlington.
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Wu, J.T. (2004, July). Phonology is not universal: Phonological frequency and phonological neighborhood size effects in Chinese single character recognition and naming. Poster presented at the fourth International Mental Lexicon Conference, University of Windsor, Ontario.
 
Lichtenberk, F., Vaid, J., & Chen, H.-C. (2004, July). Alienable/inalienable possession in grammar and in the lexicon: Evidence from possessive phrase interpretation in English. Paper presented at the fourth International Mental Lexicon Conference, University of Windsor, Ontario.
 
Hull, R., Chen, H.-C, Vaid, J. & Martinez, F. (2004, June). Great expectations: Humor comprehension across hemispheres. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Theoretical and Experimental Issues in Neuropsychology (TENNET), University of Quebec, Montreal.
 
Vaid, J., Choi, H., Martinez, F., & Chen, H.-C. (2004, May). Perceptions of humor uses for self vs. culture across four groups. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago.
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Choi, H. (2004, May). Native language matters in orthographic processing of non-native English polysyllabic words. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago. 
 
Martinez, F., Choi, H., Vaid, J. & Chen, H.-C. (2004, May). Joke appreciation as a function of repetition of elements in the joke structure. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago.
 
Yamauchi, T., Cooper, L. A., Hilton, J., Barnhardt, T., & Chen, H.-C. (2004, May). Changing local components of visual objects preserves priming associated with symmetry-asymmetry judgments. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago.
 
Friedman, M., Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Martinez, F., & Choi, H. (2003, Nov.) Cognitive vs. aesthetic influences on cultural differences in proverb evaluation. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Vancouver. 
 
Vaid, J., Chen, H.-C., Choi, H. & Martinez, F. (2003, Oct.). Cultural identity affects joking across languages: Survey data from Spanish-English speakers in Laredo, Texas. Poster presented at the Annual Southwest Cognition Conference (ARMADILLO), Texas A&M University.
 
Chen, H.-C., Vaid, J., & Choi, H. (2003, May). Orthographic processing of morphemic cued words by native and nonnative English readers. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Convention of American Psychological Society, Atlanta.
 
Han, T. H., Chien, P. C., Chen, H.-C., Chao, S. M., & Wu, J. T. (2001, March). Developing an effective measurement of visual–spatial ability in pilot selection battery from a view point of cognitive approach. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Columbus, OH.
 
Li, W. C., Chen, H.-C., & Wu, F. E. (2000, Oct.). Human errors in the cockpit and accident prevention strategies from a cockpit resources management perspective. Paper presented at the 19th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Philadelphia.
 
Li, W. C., & Chen, H.-C. (1999, May). The investigation of personality traits and efficiency of flight training for cadet pilots. Paper presented at the 3rd Military Academic Conference, Kaohsiung. 
 
Wu, J. T., & Chen, H.-C. (1997, Dec.). The effect of relative frequency on the graphemic priming of character recognition and naming. Paper presented at the 8th International Cognitive Processing of Asian Languages and Symposium on Brain, Cognition, and Communication, Nagoya. 
 
Chen, H.-C., & Wu, J. T. (1997, Dec.). The effect of phonemic and semantic priming in character recognition and naming. Paper presented at the 2nd International Symposium of Chinese Psychologist, Hong Kong.
 
Chen, H.-C., & Wu, J. T. (1997, Sept.). Priming effect in different Chinese character recognition tasks. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Psychological Association, Taipei. 
 
Chen, H.-C., Hong, W. C., & Wu, J. T. (1995, Sept.). Phonemic and semantic priming effect in Chinese lexical and naming task. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Psychological Association, Taipei.