Yi Yuan Tang

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Affiliation: Texas Tech University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Short-term meditation modulates brain activity of insight evoked with solution cue
    Xiaoqian Ding
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA, and Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:43-9. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Training brain networks and states
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, TX 79409, USA Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, OR 97403, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:345-50. 2014
  3. pmc Improving creativity performance by short-term meditation
    Xiaoqian Ding
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 10:9. 2014
  4. pmc Meditation improves self-regulation over the life span
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology and Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1307:104-11. 2014
  5. pmc Brief meditation training induces smoking reduction
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology and Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, TX 79409, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:13971-5. 2013
  6. pmc Tools of the trade: theory and method in mindfulness neuroscience
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology and Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:118-20. 2013
  7. pmc Mechanisms of white matter changes induced by meditation
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10570-4. 2012
  8. pmc Neural correlates of establishing, maintaining, and switching brain states
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute and Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, TX 79409, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:330-7. 2012
  9. pmc Short-term meditation training improves attention and self-regulation
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116023, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17152-6. 2007
  10. pmc Short-term meditation induces white matter changes in the anterior cingulate
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Lab for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15649-52. 2010

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Short-term meditation modulates brain activity of insight evoked with solution cue
    Xiaoqian Ding
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA, and Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:43-9. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint Training brain networks and states
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, TX 79409, USA Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, OR 97403, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:345-50. 2014
    ..These two forms of training involve different areas of the brain and different forms of generalization. We propose a distinction between network and state training methods to improve understanding of the most effective brain training. ..
  3. pmc Improving creativity performance by short-term meditation
    Xiaoqian Ding
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 10:9. 2014
    ..In this paper we examine whether short-term IBMT can improve performance related to creativity and determine the role that mood may play in such improvement...
  4. pmc Meditation improves self-regulation over the life span
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology and Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1307:104-11. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Brief meditation training induces smoking reduction
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology and Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, TX 79409, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:13971-5. 2013
    ..These results suggest that brief meditation training improves self-control capacity and reduces smoking. ..
  6. pmc Tools of the trade: theory and method in mindfulness neuroscience
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology and Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:118-20. 2013
    ..We here review several key theoretical and methodological challenges in the empirical study of mindfulness neuroscience and provide suggestions for overcoming these challenges...
  7. pmc Mechanisms of white matter changes induced by meditation
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Department of Psychology, Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10570-4. 2012
    ..This dynamic pattern of white matter change involving the anterior cingulate cortex, a part of the brain network related to self-regulation, could provide a means for intervention to improve or prevent mental disorders...
  8. pmc Neural correlates of establishing, maintaining, and switching brain states
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute and Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, TX 79409, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:330-7. 2012
    ..Brain state may serve as a predictor of performance in a variety of perceptual, memory, and problem solving tasks. Thus, understanding brain states is critical for understanding human performance...
  9. pmc Short-term meditation training improves attention and self-regulation
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116023, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17152-6. 2007
    ..These results provide a convenient method for studying the influence of meditation training by using experimental and control methods similar to those used to test drugs or other interventions...
  10. pmc Short-term meditation induces white matter changes in the anterior cingulate
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Lab for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15649-52. 2010
    ..Thus IBMT could provide a means for improving self-regulation and perhaps reducing or preventing various mental disorders...
  11. doi request reprint The different time courses of reading different levels of Chinese characters: an ERP study
    Qilin Lu
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Neurosci Lett 498:194-8. 2011
    ..Pseudo Chinese characters could be read by a particular assembled pathway, which caused the largest amplitude of P320 component in the right occipital-temporal area, which considered as a key brain area for radical analysis...
  12. doi request reprint Mucosal immunity modulated by integrative meditation in a dose-dependent fashion
    Yaxin Fan
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    J Altern Complement Med 16:151-5. 2010
    ..The current study seeks to extend this finding and determine whether increasing amounts of IBMT will increase the basal sIgA level, suggesting further improvements in mucosal immune function...
  13. doi request reprint Short-term meditation increases network efficiency of the anterior cingulate cortex
    Shaowei Xue
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    Neuroreport 22:570-4. 2011
    ..These findings indicated that the change in network topology might occur by altering the brain or psychological state. IBMT might be an intervention tool for improvement of self-regulation...
  14. doi request reprint Personal and impersonal stimuli differentially engage brain networks during moral reasoning
    Shao Wei Xue
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Brain Cogn 81:24-8. 2013
    ..These might be related to brain resource reorganization contributing to efficient conflict resolution. These findings provide new insights into neural mechanisms of moral dilemmas...
  15. doi request reprint Possible involvement of NO/NOS signaling in hippocampal amyloid-beta production induced by transient focal cerebral ischemia in aged rats
    Song Li
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, 116024 Dalian, China
    Neurosci Lett 470:106-10. 2010
    ..The present data may be important in understanding, at least in part, the pathological role of NO/NOS system involved in hippocampal A beta production and neuronal damage induced by transient cerebral ischemia...
  16. doi request reprint Conflict monitoring and adjustment in the task-switching paradigm under different memory load conditions: an ERP/sLORETA analysis
    Yuqin Deng
    aSchool of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology bInterdisciplinary Center for Social and Behavioral Studies, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics cCentre for Psychological Health and Education, Dalian Nationalities University, Dalian, China dDepartment of Psychological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Neuroreport 26:124-30. 2015
    ..These results imply that the working memory load overrules the influence of task-switching performance on the intensification of cognitive control. ..
  17. doi request reprint A structural equation model of depression and the defense system factors: a survey among Chinese college students
    Jue Jin
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, 2 Linggong Road, Dalian 116024, PR China
    Psychiatry Res 165:288-96. 2009
    ..The present results may advance our understanding of depression etiology in young Chinese adults and provide suggestions of factors that should be taken into account in the evaluation, treatment and even the prevention of depression...
  18. doi request reprint Short-term meditation induces changes in brain resting EEG theta networks
    Shao Wei Xue
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China Center for Cognition and Brain Disorders, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou 310003, China
    Brain Cogn 87:1-6. 2014
    ..The findings provide the evidence for meditation-induced network plasticity and suggest that IBMT might be helpful for alterations in brain networks. ..
  19. doi request reprint Neural correlates of cultural differences in moral decision making: a combined ERP and sLORETA study
    Yan Wang
    aDepartment of Physics, Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian bDepartment of English, School of Foreign Languages, Shenyang University, Shenyang, China cDepartment of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Neuroreport 25:110-6. 2014
    ..These findings suggest a relatively earlier initiation of the moral decision-making process for westerners and a relatively integrated processing during the solution of moral decision making for Chinese. ..
  20. pmc Central and autonomic nervous system interaction is altered by short-term meditation
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8865-70. 2009
    ..This changed state probably reflects training in the coordination of body and mind given in the IBMT but not in the control group. These results could be useful in the design of further specific interventions...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of acute restraint stress on different components of memory as assessed by object-recognition and object-location tasks in mice
    Song Li
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, 116024 Dalian, China
    Behav Brain Res 227:199-207. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Mechanism of integrative body-mind training
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Lab for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Neurosci Bull 27:383-8. 2011
    ..The present review mainly summarizes the recent results of IBMT studies and proposes how it changes the state of brain and body to lead to positive outcomes. Future directions in this field are also discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Cortisol level modulated by integrative meditation in a dose-dependent fashion
    Yaxin Fan
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    Stress Health 30:65-70. 2014
    ..The results indicate that IBMT produces a change in the basal endocrine system and larger acute effects as the dose of training increases...
  24. doi request reprint The impacts of racial group membership on people's distributive justice: an event-related potential study
    Yan Wang
    aDepartment of Physics, Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China bDepartment of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Neuroreport 25:373-8. 2014
    ....
  25. pmc EEG dynamics reflects the partial and holistic effects in mental imagery generation
    Jian Li
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 11:944-51. 2010
    ..The generation of partial mental imagery is not a subprocess of holistic imagery, but it is relevant to holistic imagery and requires correct modification from the holistic information...
  26. doi request reprint CCL2 recruitment of IL-6-producing CD11b+ monocytes to the draining lymph nodes during the initiation of Th17-dependent B cell-mediated autoimmunity
    Ying Bai
    Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Brain and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    Eur J Immunol 38:1877-88. 2008
    ..Thus, Th17 cells can promote humoral autoimmunity via a novel mechanism that involves CCL2...
  27. doi request reprint Differential impairment of spatial and nonspatial cognition in a mouse model of brain aging
    Wei Wang
    Laboratory of Brain and Mind, Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, 116024, Dalian, China
    Life Sci 85:127-35. 2009
    ..However, the different influences of D-Gal on spatial and nonspatial cognition are as yet unclear...
  28. doi request reprint Numbers in the cultural brain
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    Prog Brain Res 178:151-7. 2009
    ..Future directions are also addressed...
  29. doi request reprint Attention training and attention state training
    Yi Yuan Tang
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:222-7. 2009
    ..Together these various methods lead to practical ways of improving attention and self-regulation...