Melvin J. Yap, Ph.D.

Washington University, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 
Cognitive Aging, word recognition, priming, memory
"Melvin Yap"
Mean distance: 18.24 (cluster 15)


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David A. Balota grad student 2007 Washington University
 (Visual word recognition: Explorations of megastudies, multisyllabic words, and individual differences.)


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Syaheed B. Jabar collaborator 2013-
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Lim RYH, Yap M, Tse CS. (2020) Author accepted manuscript: Individual Differences in Cantonese Chinese word recognition: Insights from the Chinese Lexicon Project. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 1747021820906566
Tse CS, Yap MJ. (2018) The role of lexical variables in the visual recognition of two-character Chinese compound words: A megastudy analysis. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 71: 2022-2038
Ng MMR, Goh WD, Yap MJ, et al. (2017) How We Think about Temporal Words: A Gestural Priming Study in English and Chinese. Frontiers in Psychology. 8: 974
Tse CS, Yap MJ, Chan YL, et al. (2016) The Chinese Lexicon Project: A megastudy of lexical decision performance for 25,000+ traditional Chinese two-character compound words. Behavior Research Methods
Balota DA, Aschenbrenner AJ, Yap MJ. (2013) Additive effects of word frequency and stimulus quality: the influence of trial history and data transformations. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39: 1563-71
Hon N, Yap MJ, Jabar SB. (2013) The trajectory of the target probability effect. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 75: 661-6
Hutchison KA, Balota DA, Neely JH, et al. (2013) The semantic priming project. Behavior Research Methods. 45: 1099-114
Cohen-Shikora ER, Balota DA, Kapuria A, et al. (2013) The past tense inflection project (PTIP): speeded past tense inflections, imageability ratings, and past tense consistency measures for 2,200 verbs. Behavior Research Methods. 45: 151-9
Kang SH, Yap MJ, Tse CS, et al. (2011) Semantic size does not matter: "bigger" words are not recognized faster. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 64: 1041-7
Balota DA, Yap MJ. (2011) Moving beyond the mean in studies of mental chronometry: The power of response time distributional analyses Current Directions in Psychological Science. 20: 160-166
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