Prof. Yan Ming


Associate Professor



Room: E21-3055
Tel: +(853) 8822 8967
E-mail: mingyan@um.edu.mo

      


Academic Qualifications

• Ph.D., 2008; Psychology, Beijing Normal University
• B.S., 2003; Psychology, Beijing Normal University

Research Areas

• Cognitive Psychology
• Developmental Psychology
• Psycholinguistics

Selected Publications

* = corresponding author # = equal contributors

Peer-Reviewed Articles in SCI and SSCI Journals:

  • • Yu, J., Peng, X., & Yan, M. * (2021). Effects of age on memory for pragmatic implications in advertising: An eye movement study. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 15. doi: 10.1177/18344909211000452

    • Pan, J., Zhang, C., Huang, X., & Yan, M. * (2021). Sandhi-tone words prolong fixation duration during silent sentence reading in Chinese. Reading and Writing, 34, 847-851. doi: 10.1007/s11145-020-10093-7

    • Pan, J., Laubrock, J., & Yan, M. * (2021). Phonological consistency effects in Chinese sentence reading. Scientific Studies of Reading, 25(4), 335-350. doi: 10.1080/10888438.2020.1789146

    • Wang, A., Yan, M. *, Wang, B., Jia, G., & Inhoff, A.W. (2021). The perceptual span in Tibetan reading. Psychological Research, 85(3), 1307-1316. doi: 10.1007/s00426-020-01313-4

    • Zhou, W., Wang, A., & Yan, M. * (2021). Eye movements and the perceptual span among skilled Uighur readers. Vision Research, 182, 20-26. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2021.01.005

    • Pan, J., Liu, M., Li, H. *, & Yan, M. * (2021). Chinese children benefit from alternating-color words in sentence reading. Reading and Writing, 34, 355-369. doi: 10.1007/s11145-020-10067-9

    Yan, M., Li, H., Su, Y., Cao, Y., & Pan, J. (2020). The perceptual span and individual differences among Chinese children. Scientific Studies of Reading, 24(6), 520-530. doi: 10.1080/10888438.2020.1713789

    • Pan, J., Yan, M. *, & Laubrock, J. (2020). Semantic preview benefit and cost: Evidence from parafoveal fast-priming paradigm. Cognition, 205, 104452. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104452

    • Zhou, W., Ye, W., & Yan, M. * (2020). Alternating-color words facilitate reading and eye movements among second-language learners of Chinese. Applied Psycholinguistics, 41(3), 685-699. doi:10.1017/S0142716420000211

    Yan, M., Pan, J., & Kliegl, R. (2019). Eye movement control in Chinese reading: A cross-sectional study. Developmental Psychology, 55(11), 2275-2285. doi: 10.1037/dev0000819

    • Zhou, W., Liu, Y., Su, M., Yan, M. *, & Shu, H. * (2019). Alternating-color words influence Chinese sentence reading: Evidence from neural connectivity. Brain and Language, 197, 104663. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2019.104663

    Yan, M. *, Wang, A., Song, H., & Kliegl, R. (2019). Parafoveal processing of phonology and semantics during the reading of Korean sentences. Cognition, 193, 104009. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104009

    • Pan, J., Yan, M. *, Laubrock, J., & Shu, H. (2019). Lexical and sublexical phonological effects in Chinese silent and oral reading. Scientific Studies of Reading, 23(5), 403-418. doi: 10.1080/10888438.2019.1583232

    Yan, M., Pan, J., Chang, W., & Kliegl, R. (2019). Read sideways or not: Vertical saccade advantage in sentence reading. Reading and Writing, 32(8), 1911-1926. doi: 10.1007/s11145-018-9930-x

    Yan, M. *, & Sommer, W. (2019). The effects of emotional significance of foveal words on the parafoveal processing of n+2 words in reading Chinese sentences. Reading and Writing, 32(5), 1243-1256. doi: 10.1007/s11145-018-9914-x

    • Zhou, W., Wang, A. Shu, H., Kliegl, R., & Yan, M. * (2018). Word segmentation by alternating colors facilitates eye guidance in Chinese reading. Memory & Cognition, 46(5), 729-740. doi.org/10.3758/s13421-018-0797-5

    • Zhou, W., Shu, H., Miller, K. F., & Yan, M. * (2018). Reliance on orthography and phonology in reading of Chinese: A development study. Journal of Research in Reading, 41(2), 370-391. doi.org/10.1111/1467-9817.12111

    • Hyönä, J. *, Yan, M. *, & Vainio, S. (2018). Morphological structure influences the initial landing position in words during reading. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71, 122-130. doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2016.1267233

    • Pan, J., Yan, M. *, & Laubrock, J. * (2017). Perceptual span in oral reading: The case of Chinese. Scientific Studies of Reading, 21, 254-263. doi.org/10.1080/10888438.2017.1283694

    Yan, M., & Kliegl, R. (2016). CarPrice versus CarpRice: Word boundary ambiguity influences saccade target selection during the reading of Chinese sentences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 42(11), 1832-1838. doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000276

    • Pan, J. *, Laubrock, J., & Yan, M. * (2016). Parafoveal processing in silent and oral reading: Reading mode influences the relative weighting of phonological and semantic information in Chinese. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 42(8), 1257-1273. doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000242

    • Luo, Y., Yan, M., Yan, S., Zhou, X., & Inhoff, A. (2016). Syllabic tone articulation influences the identification and use of words during Chinese sentence reading: Evidence from ERP and eye movement recordings. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16(1), 72-92. doi.org/10.3758/s13415-015-0368-1

    • Wang, A., Yeon, J., Zhou, W., Shu, H., & Yan, M. * (2016). Cross-language parafoveal semantic processing: Evidence from Korean-Chinese bilinguals. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23(1), 285-290. doi.org/10.3758/s13423-015-0876-6

    • Pan, J. *, Shu, H., Wang, Y., & Yan, M. * (2015). Parafoveal activation of sign translation among deaf readers during the reading of Chinese sentences. Memory & Cognition, 43(6), 964-972. doi.org/10.3758/s13421-015-0511-9

    Yan, M. (2015). Visually complex foveal words increase the amount of parafoveal information acquired. Vision Research, 111, 91-96. doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2015.03.025

    Yan, M., & Sommer, W. (2015). Parafoveal-on-foveal effects of emotional word semantics in reading Chinese sentences: Evidence from eye movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 41(4), 1237-1243. doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000095

    Yan, M., Zhou, W., Shu, H., & Kliegl, R. (2015). Perceptual span depends on font size during the reading of Chinese sentences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 41(1), 209-219. doi.org/10.1037/a0038097

    Yan, M., Pan, J., Bélanger, N., & Shu, H. (2015). Chinese deaf readers have early access to parafoveal semantics. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 41(1), 254-261. doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000035

    • Wang, A., Zhou, W., Shu, H., & Yan, M. * (2014). Reading proficiency modulates parafoveal processing efficiency: Evidence from reading Chinese as a second language. Acta Psychologica, 152, 29-33. doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2014.07.010

    Yan, M., Luo, Y., & Inhoff, A. W. (2014). Syllable articulation influences foveal and parafoveal processing of words during the silent reading of Chinese sentences. Journal of Memory and Language, 75, 93-103. doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2014.05.007

    Yan, M., Zhou, W., Shu, H., Yusupu, R., Miao, D., Krügel, A., & Kliegl, R. (2014). Eye movements guided by morphological structure: Evidence from Uighur language. Cognition, 132(2), 181-215. doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2014.03.008

    • Pan, J. *, Yan, M. *, Laubrock, J., Shu, H., & Kliegl, R. (2014). Saccade-target selection of dyslexic children when reading Chinese. Vision Research, 97, 24-30. doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2014.01.014

    • Pan, J., Yan, M., Laubrock, J., Shu, H., & Kliegl, R. (2013). Eye-voice span during rapid automatized naming of digits and dice in Chinese normal and dyslexic children. Developmental Science, 16(6), 967-979. doi.org/10.1111/desc.12075

    • Zhou, W., Kliegl, R., & Yan, M. * (2013). A validation of parafoveal semantic information extraction in reading Chinese. Journal of Research in Reading, 36, S51-S63. doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9817.2013.01556.x

    • Luo, Y. #, Yan, M. #, & Zhou, X. (2013). Prosodic boundaries delay the processing of upcoming lexical information during silent sentence reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 39(3), 915-930. doi.org/10.1037/a0029182

    Yan, M., Pan, J., Laubrock, J., Kliegl, R., & Shu, H. (2013). Parafoveal processing efficiency in rapid automatized naming: A comparison between normal and dyslexic children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 115, 579-589. doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2013.01.007

    • Kliegl, R., Hohenstein, S., Yan, M., & McDonald, S.A. (2013). How preview space/time translates into preview cost/benefit for fixation durations during reading. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 581-600. doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2012.658073

    • Tsai, J.-L. *, Kliegl, R., & Yan, M. * (2012). Parafoveal semantic information extraction in Traditional Chinese reading. Acta Psychologica, 141, 17-23. doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2012.06.004

    • Yang, J. *, Wang, A., Yan, M. *, Zhu, Z., Chen, C., & Wang, Y. (2012). Distinct processing for pictures of animals and objects: Evidence from eye movements. Emotion, 12(3), 540-551. doi.org/10.1037/a0026848

    Yan, M., Zhou, W., Shu, H., & Kliegl, R. (2012). Lexical and sub-lexical semantic preview benefits in Chinese reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 38(4), 1069-1075. doi.org/10.1037/a0026935

    Yan, M., Risse, S., Zhou, X., & Kliegl, R. (2012). Preview fixation duration modulates identical and semantic preview benefit in Chinese reading. Reading and Writing, 25(5), 1093-1111. doi.org/10.1007/s11145-010-9274-7

    • Shu, H., Zhou, W., Yan, M. *, & Kliegl, R. (2011). Font size modulates saccade-target selection in Chinese reading. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 73(2), 482-490. doi.org/10.3758/s13414-010-0029-y

    • Kliegl, R., Wei, P., Dambacher, M., Yan, M., & Zhou, X. (2011). Experimental effects and individual differences in Linear Mixed Models: Estimating the relationship between spatial, object, and attraction effects in visual attention. Frontiers in Psychology, 1, 238. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00238

    Yan, M., Kliegl, R., Shu, H., Pan, J., & Zhou, X. (2010). Parafoveal load of word n+1 modulates preprocessing effectiveness of word n+2 in Chinese reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36(6), 1669-1676. doi.org/10.1037/a0019329

    Yan, M., Kliegl, R., Richter, E.M., Nuthmann, A., & Shu, H. (2010). Flexible saccade-target selection in Chinese reading. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63(4), 705-725. doi.org/10.1080/17470210903114858

    Yan, M., Richter, E.M., Shu, H., & Kliegl, R. (2009). Chinese readers extract semantic information from parafoveal words during reading. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16(3), 561-566. doi.org/10.3758/PBR.16.3.561

    • Zhang, X. *, Yan, M. *, & Liao, Y. (2009). Differential performance of Chinese volleyball athletes and nonathletes on a multiple object tracking task. Perceptual and motor skills, 109(3), 747-756. doi.org/10.2466/PMS.109.3.747-756

    • Hsieh, Y., Boland, J. E., Zhang, Y., & Yan, M. (2009). Limited syntactic parallelism in Chinese ambiguity resolution. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24(7/8), 1227-1264. doi.org/10.1080/01690960802050375


Book Chapters

Yan, M., Miller, K. F., Li, H., & Shu, H. (2008). What is the place for pinyin in beginning Chinese reading? Evidence from eye movements. In K. Rayner, D. Shen, X. Bai, & G. Yan (Eds), Cognitive and cultural influences on eye movements. New York: Psychology Press.

Yan, M., Pan, J., Laubrock, J., & Shu, H. (2019, in press). Semantic and phonological processing among Chinese deaf readers. In Q. Wang & J. Andrews (Eds), Multiple paths to become literate: International perspectives in deaf education. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.