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Faculty

Qingrong Chen Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
Cognitive processing and language
Research Interests: 
Cognitive processing and language
Bio: 

Educational Background:

  • Research Visiting Scholar, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, USA (2014-2015)
  • Post Doctor, Neurolinguistics, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China (2014)
  • PhD, Psychology, Nanjing Normal University,.0 Nanjing, China (2010)
  • MA, Psychology, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China (2007)
  • BA, Linguistics, Huaiyin Normal University, Huaian, China (2002)

Research Projects:

  • 2013-2015 Co-PI: The Effect of Object Orientation in Working Memory (National Natural Science Foundation of China, 31200716)
  • 2012-2014 PI: Syntactic Priming during Chinese Sentence Comprehension: Evidence form Eye Movements and Event-Related Potentials(National Natural Science Foundation of China, 31100814)
  • 2012-2014 PI: The Mechanism of Syntactic Priming in Chinese: Evidence from Eye Movements (Philosophy and Social Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province, China, 1105007)
  • 2012-2014 Co-PI: The Effect of Chinese Focus Structure on Pronominal Anaphora: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials (Natural Science Foundation of Higher Education of Jiangsu Province, China, 12KJB180007)
  • 2011-2014 PI: The Cognitive Mechanism of Structure Priming in Chinese sentence comprehension (Foundation for the Excellent Talents by Nanjing Normal University, China, 1109008)
  • 2008-2011 Co-PI: The Development of Social Rules in Chinese Teenagers (National Social Science Foundation of China, CBA080236)
  • 2007-2010 PI: Syntactic Priming in Language Comprehension (Innovative Training Program Foundation for the Graduate and Doctoral students by Jiangsu Province, China, 1105007)

Journal Articles (*: Corresponding Author, Peer-Reviewed Publications)

  1. Chen, Q. R. * Huang, X., Xu, X. D., Yang, Y. M., & Tanenhaus, M. (2016). The Effect of Contextual Diversity on Eye Movements in Chinese Sentence Reading. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, in press.
  2. Chen, Q. R. *, Zhang, J. J., Xu, X. D., cheepers, C., Yang, Y. M., & Tanenhaus, M. (2016). Prosodic expectations in silent reading: ERP evidence from rhyme scheme and semantic congruence in classic Chinese poems. Cognition, 154, 11-21.
  3. Chen, Q. R. *, Gu, W. T., & Scheepers, C. (2016). Effects of text segmentation on silent reading of Chinese regulated poems:evidence from eye movements. Journal of Chinese Linguistics, in press.
  4. Chen, Q. R. *, Xu, X. D., Tan, D. L., et al. (2013). Syntactic Priming in Chinese Sentence Comprehension: Evidences from Event-Related Potentials. Brain and Cognition, 83, 142–152.
  5. Chen, Q. R.*, & Huang, Y. (2012). Processing Coordinate Structures in Chinese: Evidence from Eye Movements. PLoS ONE, 7, e35517.
  6. Chen, Q. R.*, Zhou, X., & Han, J. (2012). Eye Tracking: Pattern, Technology, and Application. Research and Exploration in Laboratory, 10, 10–15.
  7. Chen, Q. R.*, Tan, D. L., & Cai, H. D. (2012). Syntactic Priming in Chinese Sentence Comprehension: Evidence from Eye Movements and ERP. Advances in Psychological Science, 20, 1727–1734.
  8. Chen, Q. R.* (2012). Syntactic Priming: Paradigm and Controversy in Language Comprehension. Advances in Psychological Science, 20, 208–218.
  9. Cai, H. D., Qi, X. L., Chen, Q. R., & Zhong, Y. (2012). Effects of Phonetic Radical Position on the Regularity Effect for Naming Pictophonetic Characters Acta Psychologica Sinica, 44, 868–881.
  10. Zhan, H. P., Deng, Z., & Chen, Q. R. (2012). The Visual-Spatial Ability of Dyslexics: Compensation or Deficit? Chinese Journal of Special Education, 1, 52–57.
  11. Chen, Q. R.*, Wang, M. J., Liu, H. N., Tan, D. L., & Deng, Z. (2011). Combination of Eye Movement and ERP Methods in Language Cognition: Theory, Method, and Application Advances in Psychological Science,19, 264–273.
  12. Chen, Q. R.*, & Jiang, Z. J. (2010). Eye movements during inspecting pictures of natural scenes for information to verify sentences. Journal of Southeast University, 26, 444–447.
  13. Chen, Q. R.*, Tan, D. L., Deng, Z., & Xu, X. D. (2010). Syntactic Prediction in Sentence Reading: Evidence from Eye Movements. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 44, 672?682.
  14. Chen, Q. R.*, Tan, D. L., & Deng, Z., Zhou, L., & Zhang, X. L. (2009). Research Paradigms and Cognitive Function of Saccadic Eye Movements. Advances in Psychological Science, 17, 1197–1210.
  15. Chen, Q. R.*, Tan, D. L., & Deng, Z. (2008). Effects of double negation and mismatch in Chinese sentence: Evidence from Eye movements. International Journal of Psychology, 43, 331–332.
  16. Chen, Q. R.*, Deng, Z., & Tan, D. L. (2008). Sentence-Picture Integration in Chinese: Evidence from the Measurement of Eye Movement. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 40, 543?551.
  17. Chen, Q. R.*, Shan, Y. H., & Deng, Z. (2006). E-Prime and Its Application in Psychology (in Chinese). Research and Exploration in Laboratory, 12, 1499–1491.
  18. Chen, Q. R.*, & Deng, Z. (2006). Eye movement Theories and SWIFT Model. Advances in Psychological Science, 14, 675–681.
  19. Chen, Q. R.*, & Deng, Z.  (2006). Theories and Research of Eye Movement in Developmental Dyslexia. Advances in Psychological Science, 14, 46–52.

Books:

  1. Chen, Q. R., & Fu, H. (2015). Survey Research of Mental Health for Jiangsu Elderly. Nanjing, China: Nanjing Normal University Press.
  2. Chen, Q. R. (2010). Vision. In: Houde, Cai. (Eds.), Biological Psychology. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Education Press.
  3. Chen, Q. R. (2006). The Application of E-Prime in Psychology. In: Zhu, Deng. (Eds.), Applied Experimental Psychology. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Education Press.
  4. Chen, Q. R. (2005). Factorial design. In: Zhu, Deng. (Eds.), Research Method for Behavioral Sciences. Shanxi, China: Shanxi Normal University Press.
  5. Chen, Q. R. (2005). Single Participant Experimental design. In: Zhu, Deng. (Eds.), Research Method for Behavioral Sciences. Shanxi, China: Shanxi Normal University Press.

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016 Hundreds of Talents, Nanjing Normal University, China
  • 2014, Third Prize, Jiangsu Philosophy and Social Science Excellence Achievement Prize, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 2012 Outstanding Teacher, Nanjing Normal University, China
  • 2011 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 2011 Outstanding Young Psychologist Award, Jiangsu Psychological Society, China

Academic Title:

  • 2016-present Director, Professional Committee of Experimental Psychology, Society of Jiangsu Psychology, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 2012-present Member, Association for Psychological Science, USA
  • 2005-present Member, Chinese Psychological Society, China
  • 2005-present Secretary-General, Experimental Psychology Society, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 2004-present Reviewer for the following journals:
  • Brain and Language, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Applied Psycholinguistics, PLoS ONE, Acta Psychologica Sinica, Advances in Psychologica Science, Psychological Development and Education

Contact:

E-mail:qrchen@njnu.edu.cn