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Fan-pei Gloria Yang
Office_Hour : Wed 18:00-19:00 or by appointment
Tel : (03) 5715131 ext. 42706
E-mail : fpyang@mx.nthu.edu.tw
Office : A526
Highest degree : Ph.D. in Linguistics University of California at Berkeley Postdoc University of Texas at Dallas Postdoc University of California San Francisco
Job title : Associate Professor
Research expertise : metaphor, discourse, language network in the brain, neural plasticity, interaction of language and other cognitive functions, attention and memory networks in patients, language processing in bilingual brains using fMRI, DTI and MEG

Publications

  1. Jurnal Articles
      • Yang FP, Khodaparast N, Bradley K, Fang MC, Bernstein A, Krawczyk DC., 2013, Brain & Language, The influence of semantic property and grammatical class on semantic selection.
      • Ming-Jang Chiu, Ya-Fang Chen, Ta-Fu Chen, Shieh-Yueh Yang, Fang-pei Gloria Yang, Tien-Wen Tseng, Jen-Jie Chieh, Jia-Chun Rare Chen, Kai-Yuan Tzen, Mau-Sun Hua, *Hen-Er Horng , 2013, Human Brain Mapping . Plasma Tau as a Window to the Brain: Negative Associations with Brain Volume and Memory Function in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer’s Disease . 
      • Julia P. Owen, Yi-Ou Li, Fanpei G. Yang, Charvi Shetty, Polina Bukshpun, Shivani Vora, Mari Wakahiro, Leighton B. N. Hinkley, Srikantan S. Nagarajan, Elliott H. Sherr, Pratik Mukherjee, 2013, Brain Connectivity. Resting State Networks and the Functional Connectome of the Human Brain in Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum. 
      • Yang, F.P.*, Bradley, K., Huq, M., Wu, D.L., &Krawczyk, D.C. , Nov.  2012, Journal of Neurolinguistics , Contextual Effects on Conceptual Blending in Metaphors:An Event-Related Potential Study. 
      • Hong, W. H., Chen, H.C., Yang, F.P., Wu, C.Y., Chen, C.L., &Wong, M.K.(2011) Speech-associated Labiomandibular Movement in Mandarin-Speaking Children with Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy: a kinematic study. Research in Developmental Disabilities. doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2011.06.016. (SSCI; Impact Factor: 4.410)
      • Yang, F.P., Li, Y.O., Nguyen, C., Cooper, S.R., Lahue, S.C., Venugopal, S., & Mukherjee, P.(2011) Independent Component Analysis of DTI Reveals Microstructurally Correlated White Matter Networks in the Human Brain. Human Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21292. (SCI; SSCI; Impact factor: 6.26; Category: Neuroimaging; Ranking: 1/13). 
      • Paliotta, C., Marquez de la Plata, C. D., Yang, F. P.*, Wang, J. Y., Krishnan, K., Bakhadirov, K., Aslan, S., Devous, M. D., Sr., Moore, C., 2 Harper, C., McColl, R., Cullum, C. M.,& Diaz-Arrastia, R. (2010). Diffusion Tensor Imaging Biomarkers for Diffuse Axonal Injury: Validation of Three Analytical Methods. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society,17(1), 24–35. (SCI; Impact factor: 2.95) 
      • Chen, C.L., Chen, H.C., Hong, W.H., Yang, F.P., Yang, L.Y., & Wu, C.Y.(2012). Oromotor variability in children with mild spastic cerebral palsy: a kinematic study of speech motor control. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. ,7,54. (SCI; Impact Factor: 2.12; Category: Rehabilitation; Ranking: 7/33). 
      • Yang, F.P., Fuller, J., Khodaparast, N., & Krawczyk, D.(2012). Figurative Language Processing after Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: A Preliminary Study. Neuropsychologia, 48,1923-29. (SCI; Impact factor: 5.69; Category: Cognitive Neuroscience; Ranking:5)
      • Yang, F.P., Edens, J., Simpson, C., &Krawczyk, D.C.(2009) Differences in Task Demands Influence the Hemispheric Lateralization and Neural Correlates of Metaphor. Brain and Language,111(2),114-24. (SCI; Impact factor: 2.929; Category: Linguistics; Ranking:1/55)
  2. Conference Papers/Proceedings
    1.  出席國外國際學術會議發表論文:

      • Fan-Pei Gloria Yang*, Ya-Fang Chen, Ta-Fu Chen, Tien-Wen Tseng, Jia-Chun Chen, Shih-Ching Lee, Wei-Kai Liao, Kai-Yuan Tzen, Mau-Sun Hua, Ming-Jang Chiu,.(2013). Impaired semantic and logical memory in early Alzheimer’s disease a nd mild cognitive impairment--A multimodal imaging analysis. Society for the Neurobiology of Language. US: San Diego. Nov. 5 – 11. 
      • Lin, Y. C., Yang, F. P., & Liou, H. C. (2012). L1 Use as a Vocabulary Learning Strategy in L2 Writing. Taiwan: Taipei. November 9-11.
      • Yang, F. P., Ou, Y., Shi, Y., Matsuo, K., Chen, S., Nakai, T., & Tseng, W. (2012). Diffusion Tensor Imaging of White Matter Degeneration in Aging. Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). China: Beijing. June 10-14. 
      • Chang, Y. C., Yang, F. P.*, Bradley, K., Dorner, B., Simpson, C., & Krawczyk, D. C. (2012). White Matter Disruption in Language Network After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). China: Beijing. June 10-14.
      • Yang, F. P., Shih, Y. C., Fang, M. C. , Matsuo, K., Chen, S. H., Nakai, T., & Tseng, W. Y. (2012). The Voxel-Based Comparison of Fractional Anisotropy and Mean Diffusivity between the Elderly and Young Using TBSS. Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Australia: Melbourne. May 5-11. 
      • Yang, F. P., Wu, D. L., & Wang, C. T. (2012). The influence of semantic property and grammatical class on Mandarin semantic competition. US: Chicago. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. March 31-April 3. 
      • Chu, L. A., Yang, F. P.*, Luks, T. L., Lahue, S, & Mukherjee, P. (2012). Semantic Competition in TBI Patients. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. US: Chicago. March 31-April 3. 
      • Yang, F. P., Chen, C. L., Shih, W. Y., Fang, M. C., Wang, J. J., & Wai, Y. Y. (2011). A preliminary study of the motor imagery network in patients after stroke. Annual meeting for Neuroscience. US: Washington D.C. Nov 15-19 
      • Yang, F. P., Lahue, S., Chu, L. A., Luks, T., &Mukherjee, P. (2011). Impaired Verbal Memory in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Maryland. Nov. 10-11. 
      • Yang, F. P., Shetty, C., Lee, H., Lahue, S., Cooper, S., Nguyenl, C., Sampatl, M., Ghajar, J., Manley, G., Venugopal, S., & Mukherjee, P. (2011). A longnitudinal Study of White Matter Change after Traumatic Brain Injury. Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). May 6-13. 
      • Yang, F. P., LaHue, S. C., Cooper, S. R., Heffernan, A., Mukherjee, P., & Luks, T. (2011). fMRI Hypoactivation on a Visuospatial Attention Task after Diffuse Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Apr 2-7. 
      • Luks, T., Yang, F. P.*, LaHue, S. C., Cooper, S. R., Heffernan, A., & Mukherjee, P. (2011). Multifocal fMRI Hypoactivation on a Working Memory Task after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Apr 2-7. 
      • Yang, F. P., Wu, D., Hsiao, N., Lipowski, K., Huq, M., Maquire, M., & Krawczyk, D. (2011). Conceptual Integration in Concrete and Abstract Domains: an EEG study. The 5th Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition. April 29- May 1. Taiwan: Taipei. 
      • Yang, F. P., LaHue, S. C., Cooper, S. R., Manley, G. T., Mukherjee, P., & Luks, T. (2010). Multifocal fMRI hypoactivation on a working memory task after diffuse mild traumatic brain injury involves regions associated with task-relevant attention. Society for Neuroscience. Nov13-17. 
      • Yang, F. P., Bernstein, A., Sharma, S., Khodaparst, N., Lipowski K., & Krawczyk, D. (2010). Distinct neural mechanisms for puns and non-meaningful sentences. Neurobiology of Language Conference. San Diego. Oct. 15-16. 
      • Yang, F. P., Nguyen, C., Lee, H., LaHue, S. C., Cooper, S. R., Ghajar, J., Manley, G. T., & Mukherjee P. (2010). Tract-Based Spatial Statistics Reveals Widespread Microstructural White Matter Disruption within Two Weeks of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Human Brain Mapping. Spain: Barcelona. June 6-10 
      • Yang, F. P., Nguyen, C., Lee, H., LaHue, S. C., Cooper, S. R., Venugopal, S., Ghajar, J., Manley, G. T., & Mukherjee, P. (2010). Tract-Based Spatial Statistics Reveals Widespread Microstructural White Matter Disruption within Two Weeks of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurotrauma 2010 Symposium. Nevada: Las Vegas. June 14-17 
      • Paliotta, C., Marquez de la Plata, C. D., Yang, F. P.*, Wang, J. Y., Krishnan, K., Bakhadirov, K., Aslan, S., Devous, M. D., Sr., Moore, C., 2 Harper, C., McColl, R., Cullum, C. M., & Diaz-Arrastia, R. (2010). Diffusion Tensor Imaging Biomarkers for Diffuse Axonal Injury: Validation of Three Analytical Methods. Neurotrauma 2010 Symposium. Nevada: Las Vegas. June 14-17 
      • Yang, F. P., Hinkley, L., Findlay, A., Nagarajan, S., & Mukherjee, P. (2010). Association of Resting State MEG Functional Connectivity and Visuospatial Attention Performance in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. 48th Annual Meeting of American Society for Neuro-radiology (ASNR). Massachusetts: Boston. May 17 – 20 
      • Yang, F. P., Huq, M., Lipowsky, K., & Krawczyk D. (2009). Conceptual Integration in Concrete and Abstract Domains: an EEG study. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Chicago. 
      • Yang, F. P., Khodaparast, N., Berstein, A., Lipowski, K., Huq, M., & Krawczyk, D. (2009). The Influence of Semantic Property and Grammatical Class on Semantic Selection. Annual meeting for Society of Neuroscience. US: Chicago. Oct. 17-21. 
      • Yang, F. P., Khodaparast, N., Zakeri, K., & Krawczyk, D. (2009). Semantic Memory and Traumatic Brain Injury. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco. March 21-24. 
      • Simpson, C., Yang, F. P.*, Marquez de la Plata, C., & Krawczyk, D. (2009). Working Memory and Semantic Competence in Older Adults' Complex Language Comprehension. 16th Annual Meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco. March 21-24 
      • Edens, J., Yang, F. P.*, & Krawczyk, D. (2009). Finding an optimal task for testing language deficits in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder children. 16th Annual Meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco. March 21-24 
      • Yang, F.P. & Krawczyk, D.C. (2008). The influence of processing speed and task type on figurative linguistic judgment. Annual meeting for Society of Neuroscience. US: Washington D.C. Nov 15-19.

          *: corresponding author   

         出席國內國際學術會議發表論文:

      • Lin, Y. C. ,Yang, F.P., & Liou, H.C. (2012). L1 Use as a Vocabulary Learning Strategy in L2 Writing. Taiwan: Taipei. November 9-11.
      • Yang, F.P, Wu, D., Hsiao, N., Lipowski, K, Huq, M., Maquire, M., & Krawczyk, D. (2011). Conceptual Integration in Concrete and Abstract Domains: an EEG study. The 5th Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition. April 29- May 1. Taiwan: Taipei.
    1. 應邀學術演講:
              
      國際:

      • Yang, F.P. (2009). Structural and Functional Deficits and Frontal control in TBI Patients. Seminar. Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University. CA: Palo Alto.
      •  Yang, F.P. (2009). Figurative Language processing and higher-order functions in normal and diseased brains. Seminar. Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania: Philadelphia.
      • Yang, F.P. (2008). Language processing and higher-order functions in normal and diseased brains. Brown Bag Talk Series. Center for Brain Health, University of Texas at Dallas. TX: Dallas.
      • Yang, F.P. (2007). Embodiment, Learning and Modeling. Neurolinguistics Seminar. National Institute of Health, Language Division. MD: BethesdaYang, F.P. (2007). Reasoning across two spaces: Mandarin counterfactual constructions and exceptive constructions. Seminar. Center for Mind and Brain, University of California at Davis. CA: Davis.


            
      國內:   

      • Yang, F.P. (2012). Ambiguity type and Competition Level Affect Semantic Priming in Chinese. Linguistic Society of Taiwan. October 27
      • Yang, F.P. (2012). Neural correlates for metaphor. The Third Symposium on Linguistics Research Methods. Graduate Institute of Linguistics. National Chengchi University. Taiwan: Taipei. April 13.
      • Yang, F.P. (2012). The Use of fMRI & DTI in Disease Characterization and Classification. Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital. Taiwan: Taipei. March 12
      • Yang, F.P. (2012). Neural Basis for Semantic Memory and Semantic Ambiguity. Linguistic Society of Taiwan. National Taiwan University. Taiwan: Taipei. March 3
      • Yang, F.P.. (2012). Application of Neuroimaging in Clinical Research of Cognition. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Taiwan: Taipei. March 1.
      •  Yang, F.P. (2011). The Use of fMRI & DTI in Disease Characterization and Classification. Institute of Nanotechnology and Microsystems Engineering. National Tsing Hua University. Taiwan: Hsinchu. December 5.
      • Yang, F.P. (2011). Verbal Reasoning in Healthy and Diseased Brains—Evidence from fMRI Experiments. The Institute of Learning Sciences. National Tsing Hua University. Taiwan: Hsinchu. October 6.
      • Yang, F.P. (2011). Functional Enhancement following Cognitive Rehabilitation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. National Taiwan University College of Medicine. Taiwan: Taipei. April 22.
      • Yang, F.P. (2011). Impaired Reasoning and white matter tracts in Patients with Diffuse Axonal Injury. National Taiwan University Hospital. Taiwan: Taipei. April 21.
      • Yang, F.P. (2011). Institute of System Neuroscience, Functional and Structural Deficits of Cognitive Networks in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. National Tsing Hua University. Taiwan: Taipei. April 15.
      • Yang, F.P. (2011). Brain activation in the processing of Chinese characters and words: a functional MRI study. National Chiao Tung University. Taiwan: Hsinchu. March 23.
      • Yang, F.P. (2011) Factors affecting semantic processing. Pan-Asia Seminar for Brain Sciences. National Taiwan Normal University. Taiwan: Taipei.
      • Yang, F.P. (2010). Multimodal Approaches to Cognition and Neural Plasticity: Studies on Traumatic Brain Injury. Seminar. Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, National Taiwan University. Taiwan: Taipei.
      • Yang, F.P. (2010). Functional Enhancement following Cognitive Rehabilitation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. Seminar. Department of Early Rehabilitation, Chang-Gung University. Taiwan: Taoyuan.
      • Yang, F.P. (2009). Functional and Structural Deficits and Neural Adaptation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. Department Seminar. Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University. Taiwan: Taipei.
      • Yang, F.P. (2008). Cognitive and Neural Substrates of Linguistic Structures. Seminar. Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Taiwan University. Taiwan: Taipei.
Reasearch Projects Overview/Summary
Year Project name Participant Assignment Project period Subsidized / Entrusted organization Attached file/Regerence link Note
2012

Project: Exploring figurative language processing in college learners

Fan-pei Gloria Yang principle investigator 2012-08 ~ 
2013-07
National Science Council /  
2012

以核磁共振攝影來評估妊娠高血壓疾病對孕婦腦部結構 與功能之變化

Fan-pei Gloria Yang co-pi 2012-08 ~ 
2014-07
National Science Council /  
2012

腦性痲痹兒童動作及參與度長期追蹤研究:腦影像及 運動學分析

Fan-pei Gloria Yang co-pi 2012-08 ~ 
2015-07
National Science Council /  
2012

擴散磁振造影在帕金森氏症之診斷

Fan-pei Gloria Yang co-pi 2012-03 ~ 
2015-02
National Science Council /  
2012

Multimodal Imaging Approaches to Brain Damages and Motor Imagery in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Fan-pei Gloria Yang principle investigator 2012-01 ~ 
2012-12
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-National Tsing Hua University Collaborative Project (長清計劃) /  
2012

The Culture- and Mind-Basis for Learning Process

Fan-pei Gloria Yang principle investigator 2012-01 ~ 
2013-12
Toward World-Class Universities Project-Boost Program (清華大學主軸增能計劃) /  
2011

Neural Basis for Semantic Memory and Semantic Ambiguity

Fan-pei Gloria Yang principle investigator 2011-08 ~ 
2012-10
國科會 /  
2011

Language and Cognition

Fan-pei Gloria Yang principle investigator 2011-01 ~ 
2012-12
Center for Learning and Teaching Development Grant, National Tsing Hua University (清華大學教學發展中心計劃) /  
2011

Language and Cognition

Fan-pei Gloria Yang principle investigator 2011-01 ~ 
2012-12
Center for Learning and Teaching Development Grant, National Tsing Hua University (清華大學教學發展中心計劃) /  
2010

A Longitudinal Study of Motor Control and Brain Images in Patients with Brain Damage: Clinical Measures and Multimodal Imaging Studies

Fan-pei Gloria Yang co-pi 2010 ~ 
2013
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (長庚紀念醫院計劃) /  
 
Inside School Honor Overview/Summary
Year of award Name of award Awarding unit
2012 激勵新聘助理教授獎
  
 
Outside School Honor Overview/Summary
Year of award Name of award Awarding unit
2005 Berkeley Graduate Division Travel Grant  
2005 Taiwan Merit Scholarship (awarded to 50 of 4,000 Taiwanese student applicants who study in US and UK)[2005-2007]  
2005 North America Association of Computational Linguistics Award (awarded to a few distinguished students who attend summerinstitute of Linguistic Society of America)  
2005 Shung-Ye Endowment Competition Award (Project: Reduplication in Tsou, reviewed and selected by UC Berkeley)  
2005 UC Berkeley Linguistics Department Scholarship for LSA Summer Institute  
2004 Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship (awarded to UC Berkeleystudents who advanced to candidacy by the end of their third year of PhD program)[2004-2005]  
2004 Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship (awarded to UC Berkeleystudents who advanced to candidacy by the end of their third year of PhD program)[2004-2005]  
2003 Dr. James C-Y Soong Fellowship (awarded to 3 Berkeley students who are Taiwanese citizens)[2003-2004]  
2003 Shung-Ye Endowment Competition Award (Project: Argument Structure and Grammatical Relations in Tsou, reviewed andselected by UC Berkeley)  
2001 Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study (awarded to 1-3 students who were admitted to the program)[2001-2003]  
 
Work Experience
Service origanization/unit Job title Department Responsbilities Starting date
National Tsing Hua University Associate Professor Department of Foreign Languages and Literature   2013 ~ 
National Tsing Hua University Assistant Professor Department of Foreign Languages and Literature   2011 ~ 
2013
University of California   Department of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering Postdoctoral Researcher 2009 ~ 
2010
University of Texas   Center for Brian Health Postdoctoral Researcher 2007 ~ 
2009
 

 

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