Melvin J. Yap, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
Washington University, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 
Area:
Cognitive Aging, word recognition, priming, memory
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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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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
Tse CS, Balota DA, Yap MJ, et al. (2010) Effects of healthy aging and early stage dementia of the Alzheimer's type on components of response time distributions in three attention tasks. Neuropsychology. 24: 300-15
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