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(1)       Chang, C. Y., Chen, Y. H., & Yen, N. S. * 2018(Accepted). Nonlinear neuroplasticity corresponding to sports experience: A voxel-based morphometry and resting-state functional connectivity study. Human Brain Mapping, doi: 10.1002/hbm.24280.

(2)       Chang, T. T.*, Lee, P. H., & Metcalfe, A. W. S. (2018). Intrinsic insula network engagement underlying children’s reading and arithmetic skills. NeuroImage, 167(Supplement C), 162-177.

(3)       Chikara, R. K., Chang, E. C., Lu, Y. C., Lin, D. S., Lin, C.T. & Ko, L. W.,* (2018). Monetary Reward and Punishment to Response Inhibition Modulate Activation and Synchronization within the Inhibitory Brain Network. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12:27.

(4)       Her, O. S., Chen, Y. C., & Yen, N. S.* (2018). Neural correlates of quantity processing of Chinese numeral classifiers. Brain and Language, 176, 11-18.

(5)       Hsiao, F. C., Tsai, P. J., Lane, T. J., Wu, C W., Lee, H. C., Chen, L. C., Yang, C. M.* (2018). The Neurophysiological Basis of the Discrepancy between Objective and Subjective Sleep during the Sleep Onset Period: an EEG-fMRI study. Sleep.

(6)       Lin, F. H., Polimeni, J.R., Lin, J. L., Tsai, K. W., Chu, Y. H., Wu, P. Y., Li, Y. T., Hsu, Y. C., Tsai, S. Y. & Kuo, W. J.* (2018). Relative latency and temporal variability of hemodynamic responses at the human primary visual cortex. Neuroimage. 1;164:194-201. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.01.041. Epub 2017 Jan 22.

(7)       Su, Y. S., Chen, J. T., Tang, Y. J., Yuan, S. Y., McCarrey, A. C., & Goh, J. O. S.* (2018). Age-Related Differences in Striatal, Medial Temporal, and Frontal Involvement During Value-Based Decision Processing. Neurobiology of Aging, 69:185-198.

(8)       Wu, C. T., Fan.Y. T., Du,Y. R., Yang, T. T., Liu, H. L., Yen, N. S., Chen, S. H., & Hsung, R. M.* (2018). How Do Acquired Political Identities Influence Our Neural Processing toward Others within the Context of a Trust Game? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 023.

(9)       Yeh, Y. C.*, Hsu, W. C., & Li, P. H. (2018). The modulation of personal traits in neural responses during the aesthetic experience of mundane art. Trends in Neuroscience and Education. 10,8-18.



(1)       Bulut, T., Hung, Y. H., Tzeng, O. J. L., & Wu, D. H.* (2017). Neural correlates of processing sentences and compound words in Chinese. PLoS ONE, 12 (12): e0188526.

(2)       Chen, Y. H., Chen, Y. C., Kuo, W. J., Kan, K. H., Yang, C. C., & Yen, N. S.* (2017). Strategic concern drives proposers to offer fairly in ultimatum games: An fMRI study. Scientific Reports, 7, 527.

(3)       Chiu S. C., Lin T .M., Lin J. M., Chung H. W.*, Ko C.W., Büchert M, Bock M (2017). Effects of RF pulse profile and intra-voxel phase dispersion on MR fingerprinting with balanced SSFP readout (invited Special Issue article). Magnetic Resonance Imaging 41:80-86.

(4)       Chiu, S. C., Chang, H. C., Chu, M. L., Wu, M. L., Chung, H. W., & Lin. Y.R.* (2017, Feb). De-aliasing for signal restoration in Propeller MR imaging. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 36, 12-15.

(5)       Hsu, Y. C., Chu, Y. H., Tsai, S.Y., Kuo, W. J., Chang, C. Y.& Lin, F. H.* (2017). Simultaneous multi-slice inverse imaging of the human brain. Sci Rep. 5;7(1):17019. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16976-0.




(1)       Chan, Y. C.* (2016). Neural correlates of deficits in humor appreciation in Gelotophobics. Scientific Reports, 6, 34580.

(2)       Chan, Y. C.* (2016). Neural correlates of sex/gender differences in humor processing for different joke types. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 536.

(3)       Chan, Y. C.*, Liao, Y. J., Tu, C. H, Chen, H. C.* (2016). Neural correlates of hostile jokes: Cognitive and motivational processes in humor appreciation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 527.

(4)       Chen, H. Y., Chang, E. C., Chen, S. H. Y., Lin, Y. C., & Wu, D. H.* (2016). Functional and anatomical dissociation between the orthographic lexicon and the orthographic buffer revealed in reading and writing Chinese characters by fMRI. NeuroImage, 129, 105-116.

(5)       Hsu, C. W., Goh, J. O. S.* (2016). Distinct and overlapping brain areas engaged during value-based, mathematical, and emotional decision processing. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 275.

(6)       Ko, L. W.*, Shih, Y.C., Chikara, R. K., Chuang, Y. T., & Chang, E. C.* (2016). “Neural Mechanisms of Inhibitory Response in a Battlefield Scenario: a Simultaneous FMRI-EEG Study,” Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00185.

(7)       Tsai, S. Y., Fang, C. H., Wu, T. Y., & Lin, Y. R.* (2016). Effects of Frequency Drift on the Quantification of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Using MEGA-PRES. Scientific Reports. 6, 24564. doi: 10.1038/srep24564.





(1)       Chan, Y. C.* & Lavallee, J. P. (2015). Temporo-parietal and fronto-parietal lobe contributions to theory of mind and executive control: An fMRI study of verbal jokes. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1285.

(2)       Chang, Y. K.*, Tsai, J. H. C., Wang, C. C., & Chang, E. C. (2015). Structural differences in basal ganglia of elite running versus martial arts athletes: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Experimental Brain Research, 1-10.

(3)       Huimin Bhikshu.* (2015). The Four Immeasurables in the Bodhisattvabhūmi and Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra and their Implementation in a Measuring Scale for a Study of Brain Imaging. Dharma Drum Journal of Buddhist Studies, Vol.16, 33-61.

(4)       Hung, Y. H., Pallier, C., Dehaene, S., Lin, Y. C., Chang, A., Tzeng, O. J. L., & Wu, D. H.* (2015). Neural correlates of merging number words. NeuroImage, 122, 33-43.

(5)       Lee, C. L.*, and Federmeier, K. D. (2015). It’s all in the family: brain asymmetry and syntactic processing of word class. Psychological Science,26(7):997-1005.

(6)       Lin, Y. C., Chen, H. Y., Lai, Y. C., & Wu, D. H.* (2015). Phonological similarity and orthographic similarity affect probed serial recall of Chinese characters. Memory and Cognition, 43(3), 538-554.

(7)       Niddam, D. M. *1, Tsai, S. Y.1, & Lin,Y. R. (2015). Statistical Mapping of Metabolites in the Medial Wall of the Brain: A Proton Echo Planar Spectroscopic Imaging Study. Human Brain Mapping. 36(3):852-861. (1 David M. Niddam and Shang-Yueh Tsai contributed equally to this work)

(8)       Tsai, S. Y., Hsu, Y. C., Chu, Y. H., Kuo, W. H., & Lin, F. H.* (2015). Combining parallel detection of proton echo planar spectroscopic imaging (PEPSI) measurements with a data-consistency constraint improves SNR. NMR in Biomedicine. 28(12):1678-1687

(9)       Tsai, S. Y., Wang, W. C., & Lin, Y. R.* (2015). Comparison of Sagittal and Transverse Echo Planar Spectroscopic Imaging on the Quantification of Brain Metabolites. Journal of Neuroimaging. 25(2):167-174

(10)   Tseng, Y. S., Huang, T. Y.*, & Tsai, S. Y. (2015). Reducing signal loss of the parahippocampal gyrus improves imaging of the default-mode network in 3.0 T MRI: The effect of susceptibility-induced field gradients. NMR in Biomed. 28(12):1739-1746

(11)   Wu, C. L., An, C. P., Tseng, L. P., Chen, H. C.*, Chan, Y. C., Cho, S. L., & Tsai, M. L. (2015). Fear of being laughed at with relation to parent attachment in individuals with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 10, 116-123.

(12)   Yeh, C. J., Tseng, Y.S., Lin, Y. R., Tsai, S. Y., & Huang, T. Y.* (2015). Resting-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Impact of Regression Analysis. Journal of Neuroimaging, 25(1), 117-123.

(13)   Yeh, Y. C.*, Lin, C. W., Hsu, W.C., Kuo, W. J., & Chan, Y. C. (2015). Associated and dissociated neural substrates of aesthetic judgment and aesthetic emotion during the appreciation of everyday designed products. Neuropsychologia, 73, 151-160.

(14)   Yu, B., Nakao, N., Xu, J., Qin, P., Chaves, P., Heinzel, A., Duncan, N., Lane, T. J., Yen, N. S., Tsai, S. Y., & Northoff, G.* (2015, Aug.). Resting state glutamate predicts elevated pre-stimulus alpha during self-relatedness-A combined EEG-MRS study on rest-self overlap. Social Neuroscience, 1-14. DOI:10.1080/17470919.2015.1072582

(15)   Yu, J. X., Tseng, P., Hung, D. L., Wu, S-W., & Juan, C. H.* (2015). Brain stimulation improves cognitive control by modulating medial-frontal activity and preSMA- vmPFC functional connectivity. Human Brain Mapping, 36(10):4004-15.

(16)   詹雨臻*2015)。幽默的腦神經機制。教育與心理研究期刊,38(3)101-135




(1)       Chan, Y. C.* (2014). Emotional structure of jokes: A corpus-based investigation. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 24, 3083-3090.

(2)      Tseng, L. Y., Tseng, P., Liang, W. K., Hung, D.L., Tzeng, O, Muggleton, N, & Juan, C. H.* (2014). The role of superior temporal sulcus in the control of irrelevant emotional face processing: A transcranial direct current stimulation study. Neuropsychologia, 64, 124-133.



(1)       張育愷*祝堅恆、王俊智、楊高騰 (2013)。以磁共振造影取向探討身體活動與神經認知功能老化:回顧與展望。教育心理學報,45(1)83-102