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Jin Wang

Graduate Student
Research Area: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Developmental Science

language brain specialization with development

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Representative Publications

Published Paper

1. Wang, J., Joanisse, M. F., & Booth, J. R. (2019) Higher quality neural representations of phonemes scaffold longitudinal reading gains in 5- to  7- year old children. (NeuroImage, accepted)

2. Wang, J., Rice, M. L., & Booth, J. R. (2019). Syntactic and Semantic Specialization and Integration in 5-to 6-Year-Old Children during Auditory Sentence Processing. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 1-14.

3. Wang, J., Deng, Y., & Booth, J. R. (2019). Automatic semantic influence on early visual word recognition in the ventral occipito-temporal cortex. Neuropsychologia133, 107188.

4. Wang, J., Joanisse, M. F., & Booth, J. R. (2018). Reading skill related to left ventral occipitotemporal cortex during a phonological awareness task in 5–6-year old children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 30, 116-122.

5. Cao, F., Yan, X., Wang, Z., Liu, Y., Wang, J., Spray, G. J., & Deng, Y. (2017). Neural signatures of phonological deficits in Chinese developmental dyslexia. NeuroImage, 146, 301-311.

6. Deng, Y., Wu, Q., Wang, J., Feng, L., & Xiao, Q. (2016). Event-related potentials revealed an early and independent activation of grammatical information. Neuroscience Letters, 631, 19-23.

7. Wang, J., Tang, H., & Deng, Y. (2016). Novel symbol learning-induced Stroop effect: evidence for a strategy-based, utility learning model. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45(5), 1161-1171.

8. Wang J., & Deng Y. (2014). The effect of language system on different numerical systems in human cognition. Progress in Psychological Science, 22(6), 926-933. (In Chinese)



1. Wang J., Joanisse, M. F., & Booth, J. R. (Aug. 2019). Neural representations of phonology in temporal cortex scaffold reading gains in 5- to 7- year-old children. Flash talk presented at FLUX congress: New York City, USA.

2. Wang J., & Booth J. R. (Aug. 2018). Syntactic and semantic specialization in 5-6-year-old children during auditory sentence processing. Poster presented at Society for Neurobiology of Language: Quebec City, Canada.

3. Wang, J., Joanisse, M. F., & Booth, J. R. (Apr. 2018). Reading skill related to left ventral occipitotemporal cortex during a phonological awareness task in 5–6-year old children. Oral presentation at American Educational Research Association: New York City, USA.

4. Wang J., Joanisse M & Booth J.R. (Jan. 2018). Reading skill affects the specialization of left ventral occipitotemporal cortex during phonological awareness task in 5-6-year-old children. Poster presented at Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day: Nashville, TN.

5. Wang J., & Deng Y. (Oct 2015). The top-down semantic influence on ventral occipitotemporal cortex in the early stages of Chinese reading. Poster presented at Society of Neurobiology for Language: Chicago, USA.

6. Li M., Cheng X., Guan Y., Deng Y., Wang J. (Jun 2015). The relationship between family reading and writing environments and oral verbal abilities in kindergartens. Oral presentation at First Linguistic Psychology Annual Meeting: Peking University, China.