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Darren Yeo

Graduate Student
Research Area: Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

Educational neuroscience; Numerical and mathematical cognition; Learning and memory

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Representative Publications

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

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,. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2019.102877

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. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2892742

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. http://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000268

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

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

UNDER REVIEW

Yeo, D. J., & Price, G. R. (under review). Probing the associative mechanism of numerosity-to-numeral mappings and its relation to math competence.

Yeo, D. J., Pollack, C., Merkley, R., Ansari, D., & Price, G. R. (under review). Putative "number form area" distinguishes between numerals and other character categories during passive viewing: A meta-synthesis of representational similarity analyses with three studies

Conrad, B., Wilkey, E. D., Yeo, D. J., & Price, G. R. (under review). Network topology of symbolic and nonsymbolic number comparison.

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

Yeo, D.J., & Price, G. R. (2019, June). Individual and developmental differences in the neurocognitive integration of number notations and their relation to math competence. Pre-registration poster presented at 2019 Meeting of the Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. https://osf.io/bhyac/

Yeo, D. J., & Price, G. R. (2019, January). What do numerical tasks measure? Insights from calibration paradigms. Talk presented at the 1st Methods in Numerical Cognition Workshop, Budapest, Hungary.

Yeo, D. J., Pollack, C., Ansari, D., & Price, G. R. (2018, November). A search for the representational content in the putative number form area. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA.

Yeo, D. J., & Price, G. R. (2018, September). Probing the associative mechanism of numerosity-to-numeral mappings and its relation to math competence. Poster presented at the 2018 International Mind, Brain, & Education Society Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Yeo, D. J., Wilkey, E. D., & Price, G. R. (2018, June). Malleability of mapping between Arabic numerals and approximate quantities: Factors underlying individual differences and the relation to math. Poster to be presented at the Mathematics Education Centre's 3rd annual symposium: The symbol grounding problem, Loughborough University, UK.

Yeo, D. J., Pollack, C., & Price, G. R. (2018, March). A search for the representational content in the putative number form area. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA, USA.

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

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, 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, 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., 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. (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.

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, May). Eye movement patterns underlying symbolic and nonsymbolic numerical magnitude comparison. Poster presented at the 4th Math Cognition Conference, Fort Worth, TX, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Honors

  • 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)