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Darren Yeo

Graduate Student
Research Area: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Developmental Science
Neuroscience


Educational neuroscience; Numerical and mathematical cognition; Learning and memory

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Representative Publications

UNDER REVIEW OR IN PREPARATION

Yeo, D. J., & Fazio, L. K. (under review). The optimal learning strategy depends on learning goals and processes: Retrieval practice versus worked examples.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (in preparation). The impact of numerical (mis)calibration, and the relation between math competence and flexibility of numeral-numerosity mappings

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Escoffier, N., Sheng, D. J. Y., & Schirmer, A. (2010). Unattended musical beats enhance visual processing. Acta Psychologica, 135(1), 12-16. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.04.005

Lee, N. H., Yeo, D. J. S., & Hong, S. E. (2014). A metacognitive-based instruction for Primary Four students to approach non-routine mathematical word problems. ZDM – The International Journal of Mathematics Education, 46(3), 465-480. doi: 10.1007/s11858-014-0599-6 

Price, G. R., Wilkey, E. D., Yeo, D. J., & Cutting, L. E. (2016). The relation between 1st grade grey matter volume and 2nd grade math competence. NeuroImage, 124, 232-237. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.08.046

Price, G. R., Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Cutting, L. E. (2017). Prospective relations between resting state connectivity of parietal subdivisions and arithmetic competence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2017.02.006

Price, G. R., Wilkey, E. D., & Yeo, D. J. (2017). Eye-movement patterns during numerical magnitude comparison and their relation to math calculation skills. Acta Psychologica, 176, 47-57. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2017.03.012

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2017). The search for the number form area: A functional neuroimaging meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 78, 145-160. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.04.027

BOOKS

Leong, Y. H., Tay, E. G., Quek, K. S., Yap, S. F., Lee, H.T.C., Tong, C. L., Toh, W. Y. K., Xie, X. R., & Yeo, J. S. D. (2014). MProVE: Negative Numbers. Singapore: National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.

Leong, Y. H., Tay, E. G., Quek, K. S., Yap, S. F., Tong, C. L., Toh, W. Y. K., Xie, X. R., & Yeo, J. S. D. (2014). MProVE: Number Patterns. Singapore: National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Escoffier, N., Yeo, D., & Schirmer, A. Unattended “silent” beats enhance visual processing (2010, August). In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. 

Yeo, D. J. S., Hong, S. E., Parthiben, M., Amalina Bte Batcha Sahib, & Kam, C. L. (2012, June). Metacognitive approach in kick-starting the understanding and planning phases of mathematical problem solving. Poster presented at 6th Teachers’ Conference, Singapore.

Hong, S.E., Lee, N.H., & Yeo, D. J. S. (2012, July). Metacognitive approach in kick-starting the understanding and planning phases of mathematical problem solving. In ICME-12: Pre-conference Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education. TSG 22: Learning and Cognition in Mathematics (pp. 4450-4458), Seoul, Korea.

Price, G. R., Wilkey, E. D., Yeo, D. J., & Cutting, L. (2015, October). Resting state connectivity at 1st grade predicts math competence at 2nd grade. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA.

Yeo, D. J., Koedinger, K. R., & Fazio, L. K. (2015, November). Retrieval practice vs. worked examples: Matching learning strategies to learning goals. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL, USA.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2016, May). Eye movement patterns underlying symbolic and nonsymbolic numerical magnitude comparison. Poster presented at the 4th Math Cognition Conference, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Hong, M., Yeo, D. J., Rittle-Johnson, B., Fazio, L. K. (2016, August). Are there hidden costs to teaching mathematics with incorrect examples? In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, J. Trueswell, & D. Mirman (Eds.) Proceedings of the 38th Annual Cognitive Science Society (pp. 265 – 270). Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2016, September). The role of numerical estimation flexibility in mathematical competence. Poster presented at the 2016 International Mind, Brain, & Education Society Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2016, September). The role of numerical estimation flexibility in mathematical competence. Poster presented at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s 2016 Science Day, Nashville, TN, USA.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2017, March). The search for the putative number form area: A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Yeo, D. J., & Fazio, L. K. (2017, May). The optimal learning strategy depends on learning goals and processes: Repeated testing versus repeated studying. Poster presented at the 29th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA, USA.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2017, June). An ALE meta-analytical search for the putative number form area and its associated network. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Yeo, D. J., & Fazio, L. K. (2017, November). The optimal learning strategy depends on learning goals and processes: Repeated testing versus repeated studying. Talk to be presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Honors

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences International PhD Scholarship, Nanyang Technological University and Ministry of Education (Singapore) (2016 - 2021)