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Darren Yeo

Graduate Student
Research Area: Neuroscience
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

Educational neuroscience; Numerical and mathematical cognition; Learning and memory

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Representative Publications


Yeo, D. J., Pollack, C., Merkley, R., Ansari, D., & Price, G. R. (2020). The “Inferior Temporal Numeral Area” distinguishes numerals from other character categories during passive viewing: A representational similarity analysis. NeuroImagedoi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116716

Yeo, D. J., & Price, G. R. (2020). Probing the associative mechanism of numerosity-to-numeral mappings and its relation to math competence. Psychological Research. doi: 10.1007/s00426-020-01299-z

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2019). Malleability of mappings between Arabic numerals and approximate quantities: Factors underlying individual differences and the relation to math. Acta Psychologica, 198 (July), 102877.

Cheong, K. H., Koh, J. M., Yeo, D. J., Tan, Z. X., Boo, O. E. B., & Lee, G. Y. (2019). Paradoxical Simulations to Enhance Education in Mathematics. IEEE Access99, 1.

Yeo, D. J., & Fazio, L. K. (2018). The optimal learning strategy depends on learning goals and processes: Retrieval practice versus worked examples. Journal of Educational Psychology.

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.

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

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., & 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

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

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


  • Fellowship for 7th Latin American School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Sciences (Tuition, room, and board), Santiago, Chile (2018)
  • Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences International PhD Scholarship, Nanyang Technological University and Ministry of Education (Singapore) (2016 - 2021)