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Ya Wang

Associate professor



Work experience

2011-present, associate professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2008-2011, assistant professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Research interest

Cognitive and neural mechanisms of schizophrenia; early detection and intervention of schizophrenia; neuropsychological mechanisms of subclinical symptoms; time perspective; cognitive and neural mechanisms of future-oriented cognition (prospective memory, future thinking, etc).




Wang, Y., Chan, R.C.K., Deng, Y. (2006). Examination of postconcussion-like symptoms in healthy university students: Relationships to subjective  and objective neuropsychological function performance. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology,21, 339-347.

Wang, Y., Chan, R.C.K., Yu, X., Shi, C., Cui, J., Deng, Y. (2008). Prospective memory deficits in subjects with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: A comparison study with schizophrenic subjects, psychometrically defined schizotypal subjects, and healthy controls. Schizophrenia Research, 106, 70-80.

Wang, Y., Cui, J., Chan, R.C.K., Deng, Y., Shi, H., Hong, X., Li, Z., Yu, X., Gong, Q., Shum, D. (2009). Meta-analysis of prospective memory in schizophrenia: Nature, extent, and correlates. Schizophrenia Research,114, 64-70.

Wang, Y., Li, X-B., Huang, J., Cao, X-Y., Cui, J-F., Zhao, Q., Wang, Y-N., Shum, D.H.K., Chan, R.C.K. (2012).Relationship between prospective memory and vigilance: Evidence from ERP. Chinese Science Bulletin, 57(31),4057-4063.

 Cui, J-F., Chen, Y-H., Wang, Y.*, Shum, D.H.K., Chan, R.C.K. (2013).Neural correlates of uncertain decision making: ERP evidence from the Iowa Gambling Task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 776.

 Wang, Y., Yang, T-X., Su, L., Yan, C., Wang, Y., Huang, J., Fan, M-X., Yin, D-Z., Jin, Z., Zeng, Y-W., Shum, D.H.K., Gur, R.C., Chan, R.C.K. (2014). Neural Correlates of Prospective Memory in Individuals with Schizotypal Personality Features. Neuropsychology, 28(3), 373-381.

Chen, X-J., Wang, Y.*, Liu, L-L., Shi, H-S., Wang, J., Cui, J-F., Shum, D.H.K., Chan, R.C.K. (2014).The effect and mechanisms of implementation intention on prospective memory in individuals with and without schizotypal personality features. Memory,22(4),349-359.

Cui, J-F.#, Wang, Y.#, Shi, H-S., Liu, L-L., Chen, X-J., Chen, Y-H. (2015).Effects of Working Memory Load on Uncertain Decision-making: Evidence from the Iowa Gambling Task. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:162. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00162

 Wang, Y.*, Chen, X-J., Cui, J-F., Liu, L-L. (2015). Testing the Zimbardo Time Perspective Inventory in the Chinese Context. PsyCh Journal,4,166-175.

 Chen, X-J., Liu, L-L., Cui, J-F., Wang, Y.*, Shum, D.H.K., Chan, R.C.K. (2015). Chinese and Australians showed difference in mental time travel in emotion and content but not specificity. Frontiers in Psychology,6,879. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00879

Chen, X-J., Wang, Y.*, Wang, Y., Yang, T-X., Zou, L-Q., Huang, J., Li, F-H., Chen, A-T., Wang, W-H., Zheng, H-F., Cheung, E.F.C., Shum, D.H.K., Chan, R.C.K. (2016). Neural correlates of prospective memory impairments in schizophrenia. Neuropsychology,30(2),169-180.

 Liu, L-L., Chen, X-J., Cui, J-F., Wang, J., Zhang, Y-B., Neumann, D.L., Shum, D.H.K., Wang, Y.*, Chan, R.C.K. (2016). Age differences in delay discounting in Chinese adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 90,205-209.

 Chan, R.C.K., Xie, W.Z., Geng, F-L., Wang, Y., Lui, S.S.Y., Wang, C-Y., Yu, X., Cheung, E.F.C., Rosenthal, R. (2016). Clinical Utility and Lifespan Profiling of Neurological Soft Signs in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin,42(3),560-570.

 Chen, T., Liu, L-L., Cui, J-F., Chen, X-J., Wang, J., Zhang, Y-B., Wang, Y., Li, X-B., Neumann, D.L., Shum, D.H.K., Wang, Y.*, Chan, R.C.K. (2016). Present-fatalistic time perspective and life satisfaction: The moderating role of age. Personality and Individual Differences, 99, 161-165.

Chen, X-J., Liu, L-L., Cui, J-F., Wang, Y.*, Chen, A-T., Li, F-H., Wang, W-H., Zheng, H-F., Gan, M-Y., Li, C-Q., Shum, D.H.K., Chan, R.C.K. (2016). Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Show Reduced Specificity and Less Positive Events in Mental Time Travel. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1121.

Wang, Y.#*, Zhang, Y-B., Liu, L-L., Cui, J-F., Wang, J., Shum, D.H.K., van Amelsvoort, T., Chan, R.C.K. (accepted). A meta-analysis of working memory impairments in autism spectrum disorders. Neuropsychology Review,