Li Hai Tan

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Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi Neuroanatomical correlates of phonological processing of Chinese characters and alphabetic words: a meta-analysis
    Li Hai Tan
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 25:83-91. 2005
  2. pmc Stuttering candidate genes DRD2 but not SLC6A3 is associated with developmental dyslexia in Chinese population
    Huan Chen
    National Engineering Research Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Beijing, China
    Behav Brain Funct 10:29. 2014
  3. pmc Learning new color names produces rapid increase in gray matter in the intact adult human cortex
    Veronica Kwok
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6686-8. 2011
  4. pmc Reading depends on writing, in Chinese
    Li Hai Tan
    Department of Linguistics, and Vice Chancellor s Office, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8781-5. 2005
  5. pmc Association study of stuttering candidate genes GNPTAB, GNPTG and NAGPA with dyslexia in Chinese population
    Huan Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Proteomics, Beijing Proteome Research Center, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, 102206, China
    BMC Genet 16:7. 2015
  6. pmc Activity levels in the left hemisphere caudate-fusiform circuit predict how well a second language will be learned
    Li Hai Tan
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:2540-4. 2011
  7. pmc A structural-functional basis for dyslexia in the cortex of Chinese readers
    Wai Ting Siok
    Department of Linguistics and State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:5561-6. 2008
  8. doi Association study of developmental dyslexia candidate genes DCDC2 and KIAA0319 in Chinese population
    Yimin Sun
    The State Key Laboratory Breeding Base Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Chemical Biology, the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, China Medical Systems Biology Research Center, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University School of Medicine, Beijing, China National Engineering Research Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Beijing, China CapitalBio Corporation, Beijing, China
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 165:627-34. 2014
  9. ncbi Neural systems of second language reading are shaped by native language
    Li Hai Tan
    Joint Laboratories for Language and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 18:158-66. 2003
  10. pmc China's language input system in the digital age affects children's reading development
    Li Hai Tan
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Department of Linguistics, and Shenzhen Institute of Research and Innovation, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1119-23. 2013

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Publications36

  1. ncbi Neuroanatomical correlates of phonological processing of Chinese characters and alphabetic words: a meta-analysis
    Li Hai Tan
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 25:83-91. 2005
    ..Language form, cognitive process, and learning strategy drive the development of functional neuroanatomy...
  2. pmc Stuttering candidate genes DRD2 but not SLC6A3 is associated with developmental dyslexia in Chinese population
    Huan Chen
    National Engineering Research Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Beijing, China
    Behav Brain Funct 10:29. 2014
    ..Increasing evidences indicated that dyslexia may share similar genetic mechanisms with other speech and language disorders. We proposed that stuttering candidate genes, DRD2 and SLC6A3, might be associated with dyslexia...
  3. pmc Learning new color names produces rapid increase in gray matter in the intact adult human cortex
    Veronica Kwok
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6686-8. 2011
    ..The present results appear to provide a structural basis in the brain for the behavioral and neurophysiologically observed indices of these Whorfian effects on color processing...
  4. pmc Reading depends on writing, in Chinese
    Li Hai Tan
    Department of Linguistics, and Vice Chancellor s Office, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8781-5. 2005
    ..These findings yield a unique insight into how cognitive systems responsible for reading development and reading disability interact, and they challenge the prominent phonological awareness view...
  5. pmc Association study of stuttering candidate genes GNPTAB, GNPTG and NAGPA with dyslexia in Chinese population
    Huan Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Proteomics, Beijing Proteome Research Center, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, 102206, China
    BMC Genet 16:7. 2015
    ..As previous study reported association of GNPTAB, GNPTG and NAGPA with stuttering, we investigated these genes with dyslexia through association analysis...
  6. pmc Activity levels in the left hemisphere caudate-fusiform circuit predict how well a second language will be learned
    Li Hai Tan
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:2540-4. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that the activity level of left caudate and fusiform regions serves as an important neurobiological marker for predicting accomplishment in reading skills in a new language...
  7. pmc A structural-functional basis for dyslexia in the cortex of Chinese readers
    Wai Ting Siok
    Department of Linguistics and State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:5561-6. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the structural and functional basis for dyslexia varies between alphabetic and nonalphabetic languages...
  8. doi Association study of developmental dyslexia candidate genes DCDC2 and KIAA0319 in Chinese population
    Yimin Sun
    The State Key Laboratory Breeding Base Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Chemical Biology, the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, China Medical Systems Biology Research Center, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University School of Medicine, Beijing, China National Engineering Research Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Beijing, China CapitalBio Corporation, Beijing, China
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 165:627-34. 2014
    ..Thus, the association of DCDC2 and KIAA0319 with DD in Chinese population should be further validated and their contribution to DD etiology and pathology should be interpreted with caution...
  9. ncbi Neural systems of second language reading are shaped by native language
    Li Hai Tan
    Joint Laboratories for Language and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 18:158-66. 2003
    ..Our brain imaging findings lend strongest support to the idea that language experience tunes the cortex...
  10. pmc China's language input system in the digital age affects children's reading development
    Li Hai Tan
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Department of Linguistics, and Shenzhen Institute of Research and Innovation, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1119-23. 2013
    ..The Chinese language has survived the technological challenges of the digital era, but the benefits of communicating digitally may come with a cost in proficient learning of written Chinese...
  11. ncbi Neural systems for word meaning modulated by semantic ambiguity
    Alice H D Chan
    Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neuroimage 22:1128-33. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that semantic analysis of written words is a dynamic process involving coordination of widely distributed neural subsystems, which are weighted by semantic ambiguity...
  12. ncbi Lie detection by functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Tatia M C Lee
    Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 15:157-64. 2002
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  13. doi Neural correlates of nouns and verbs in early bilinguals
    Alice H D Chan
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1145:30-40. 2008
    ..Our findings are consistent with the theory that neural circuits for linguistic dimensions are weighted and modulated by the characteristics of a language...
  14. ncbi Is left inferior frontal gyrus a general mechanism for selection?
    John X Zhang
    Department of Linguistics, Joint Laboratory for Language and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Neuroimage 23:596-603. 2004
    ..This result provides supporting evidence for the selection hypothesis...
  15. ncbi Biological abnormality of impaired reading is constrained by culture
    Wai Ting Siok
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nature 431:71-6. 2004
    ..This finding provides an insight into the fundamental pathophysiology of dyslexia by suggesting that rather than having a universal origin, the biological abnormality of impaired reading is dependent on culture...
  16. ncbi Spatial congruence in working memory: an ERP study
    Bin Zhou
    Department of Psychology, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Neuroreport 15:2795-9. 2004
    ..The results suggest that the memory-based congruence effect and the classical Simon effect were mediated by similar neural mechanisms and support theories assigning response selection an essential role in spatial congruence effects...
  17. pmc Language affects patterns of brain activation associated with perceptual decision
    Li Hai Tan
    Department of Linguistics, State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4004-9. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that the language-processing areas of the brain are directly involved in visual perceptual decision, thus providing neuroimaging support for the Whorf hypothesis...
  18. doi Aspectual asymmetries in the mental representation of events: Role of lexical and grammatical aspect
    Foong Ha Yap
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Mem Cognit 37:587-95. 2009
    ..The sentence stimuli from this study may be downloaded from mc.psychonomic-journals.org/content/supplemental...
  19. doi Improvement of spectral density-based activation detection of event-related fMRI data
    Shing Chung Ngan
    Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Magn Reson Imaging 27:879-94. 2009
    ..We then demonstrate the application of the new method on an experimental fMRI data set. Finally, several extensions to this work are suggested...
  20. ncbi Functional anatomy of syntactic and semantic processing in language comprehension
    Kang Kwong Luke
    Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:133-45. 2002
    ..Equally interesting, we discovered that when our bilingual subjects performed syntactic and semantic acceptability judgments of English phrases, they applied the cerebral systems underlying Chinese reading to the processing of English...
  21. pmc Genetic polymorphism of nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate is associated with developmental dyslexia in Chinese school-aged populations
    Bin Wang
    CapitalBio eHealth Science and Technology Beijing Co, Ltd, Beijing, China
    J Hum Genet . 2016
    ..Journal of Human Genetics advance online publication, 13 October 2016; doi:10.1038/jhg.2016.121...
  22. ncbi Age-of-acquisition effects on oral reading in Chinese
    Youyi Liu
    Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:344-50. 2008
    ..We argue that written AoA has an effect on oral reading in Chinese because the family resemblance between lexical items is limited, as compared with written words in alphabetic scripts...
  23. pmc Is moral beauty different from facial beauty? Evidence from an fMRI study
    Tingting Wang
    Center for the Study of Applied Psychology, South China Normal University, Guangdong, China, Research Center for Psychology and Special Education, National Institute of Education Sciences, Beijing, China, State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, and Psychology Department, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada Center for the Study of Applied Psychology, South China Normal University, Guangdong, China, Research Center for Psychology and Special Education, National Institute of Education Sciences, Beijing, China, State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, and Psychology Department, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:814-23. 2015
    ..Moreover, compared with facial beauty, moral beauty spanned a larger-scale cortical network, indicating more advanced and complex cerebral representations characterizing moral beauty. ..
  24. pmc Neural signatures of lexical tone reading
    Veronica P Y Kwok
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 36:304-12. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that activation in the superior temporal cortex associated with lexical tone perception is modality-dependent...
  25. ncbi Neural representations of nouns and verbs in Chinese: an fMRI study
    Ping Li
    Department of Psychology, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 23173, USA
    Neuroimage 21:1533-41. 2004
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  26. doi Effects of age of acquisition on brain activation during Chinese character recognition
    Brendan Stuart Weekes
    Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:2086-90. 2008
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  27. ncbi Cognitive processing in Chinese literate and illiterate subjects: an fMRI study
    Geng Li
    The Jockey Club MRI Center, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:144-52. 2006
    ..These results indicate that the patterns of neural activation associated with language tasks are strongly influenced by education. Education appears to have enhanced cognitive processing efficiency in language tasks...
  28. ncbi Modulation of neural connectivity during tongue movement and reading
    Alex G He
    Department of Psychiatry and McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 18:222-32. 2003
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  29. ncbi Distinct brain regions associated with syllable and phoneme
    Wai Ting Siok
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 18:201-7. 2003
    ..This pattern of findings offers compelling evidence for distinct cortical areas relevant to the representation of syllables and phonemes...
  30. ncbi Predictors of timed picture naming in Chinese
    Brendan Stuart Weekes
    Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
    Behav Res Methods 39:335-42. 2007
    ..We discuss the implications of our findings for the study of lexical processing in Chinese. Normative data for 232 Chinese nouns may be downloaded from www.psychonomic.org/archive...
  31. ncbi Comparison of TCA and ICA techniques in fMRI data processing
    Xia Zhao
    Research Imaging Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:397-402. 2004
    ..To make a quantitative comparison of temporal cluster analysis (TCA) and independent component analysis (ICA) techniques in detecting brain activation by using simulated data and in vivo event-related functional MRI (fMRI) experiments...
  32. ncbi CBF changes during brain activation: fMRI vs. PET
    Ching Mei Feng
    Research Imaging Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Neuroimage 22:443-6. 2004
    ..95 +/- 2.54%, whereas the value measured by PET was 38.79 +/- 2.63%. Our results have demonstrated that there is no statistically significant difference (P = 0.22) in the measurements of rCBF change between MRI and PET methods...
  33. ncbi Correlation between temporal response of fMRI and fast reaction time in a language task
    Ho Ling Liu
    MRI Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Magn Reson Imaging 22:451-5. 2004
    ..0005). In the left inferior frontal region, the FWHM of the fMRI responses was significantly correlated with RT (p < 0.001), which may correspond to areas with sustained activation during the whole processing...
  34. ncbi The lexical constituency model: some implications of research on Chinese for general theories of reading
    Charles A Perfetti
    Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Psychol Rev 112:43-59. 2005
    ..More generally, both universal reading processes and writing system constraints exist. Although phonology is universal, its activation process depends on how the writing system structures graphic units...
  35. ncbi Differential activity in left inferior frontal gyrus for pseudowords and real words: an event-related fMRI study on auditory lexical decision
    Zhuangwei Xiao
    Molecular Imaging Research Center, Medical College of Shantou University, Shantou, China
    Hum Brain Mapp 25:212-21. 2005
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  36. ncbi Brain-behavior relations in reading and dyslexia: implications of Chinese results
    Charles A Perfetti
    Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Brain Lang 98:344-6. 2006