Peer-reviewed journal publications
11. Yang, D. Y.-J., & Baillargeon, R. (2013). Difficulty in understanding social acting (but not false beliefs) mediates the link between autistic traits and ingroup relationships. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(9), 2199-2206. (PMID: 23334807)
10. Yang, D. Y.-J., Preston, J. L., & Hernandez, I. (2013). Polarized attitudes toward the Ground Zero Mosque are reduced by high-level construal. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(2), 244-250. (Media coverage: Psych Central, Science Daily, Forbes)
9. Yang, D. Y.-J., Chiu, C-y., Chen, X., Cheng, S. Y. Y., Kwan, L. Y-Y., Tam, K-P., & Yeh, K-H. (2011). Lay psychology of globalization and its social impact. Journal of Social Issues, 67(4), 677-695.
8. Yang, Y.-J., & Hong, Y-y. (2010). Implicit theories of the world and implicit theories of the self as moderators of self-stereotyping. Social Cognition, 28(2), 251-261.
7. Jenkins, L. J., Yang, Y.-J., Goh, J., Hong, Y-y., & Park, D. C. (2010). Cultural differences in the lateral occipital complex while viewing incongruent scenes. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5(2-3), 236-241.
6. Hong, Y-y., Chao, M. M., Yang, Y.-J., & Rosner, J. L. (2010). A socially grounded approach to test theories in psychology: Experiences from conducting social identity research. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 42(1), 1-15.
5. Yang, Y.-J., & Chiu, C-y. (2009). Mapping the structure and dynamics of psychological knowledge: Forty years of APA journal citations (1970-2009). Review of General Psychology, 13(4), 349-356.
4. Yeh, K-H., Bedford, O., & Yang, Y.-J. (2009). A cross-cultural comparison of the coexistence and domain superiority of individuating and relating autonomy. International Journal of Psychology, 44(3), 213-221.
3. Yang, Y.-J., & Yeh, K-H. (2006). Differentiating the effects of enacted parental support on adolescent adjustment in Taiwan: The moderating role of relationship intimacy. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 9, 161-166.
2. Yeh, K-H., & Yang, Y.-J. (2006). Construct validation of individuating and relating autonomy orientations in culturally Chinese adolescents. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 9, 148-160.1. Yeh, K-H., Cheng, S-P., & Yang, Y.-J. (2005). The influence of maternal meta-emotion philosophy on children's attachment inclination. Chinese Journal of Psychology, 47(2), 181-195.
Manuscripts under review
2. Yang, D. Y.-J., Chen, X., Xu, J., Preston, J. L., Yeh, K.-H., & Chiu, C-y. (under review). Symbolic exclusionism: A cultural account for the local community’s exclusionary reaction toward foreign intrusion of sacred local cultural space.1. Yang, D. Y.-J., Pelphrey, K. A., & Jou, R. J. (under review). Shared and distinct alterations in cortical thickness in autism spectrum disorder and unaffected siblings.
Book chapter publication
5. McPartland, J. C., Tillman, R., Yang, D. Y.-J., Bernier, R., & Pelphrey, K. A. (2014). The social neuroscience of autism spectrum disorder. In F. Volkmar (Eds.), Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (4th ed.).
4. Baillargeon, R., He, Z., Setoh, P., Scott, R. M., Sloane, S., & Yang, D. Y.-J. (2013). False-belief understanding and why it matters: The social-acting hypothesis. In M. R. Banaji & S. A. Gelman (Eds.), Navigating the social world: What infants, children, and other species can teach us (pp.88-95). NY: Oxford University Press.
3. Chiu, C-y., Wan, C., Cheng, S. Y-Y., Kim, Y-h., & Yang, Y.-J. (2010). Cultural perspectives on self-enhancement and self-protection. In M. Alicke & C. Sedikides (Eds.), Handbook of Self-Enhancement and Self-Protection (pp.425-451). New York: Guilford Press.
2. Hong, Y-y., Yang, Y.-J., & Chiu, C-y. (2010). What is Chinese about Chinese psychology? Who are the Chinese in Chinese psychology? In M. H. Bond (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psychology (pp.19-29). New York: Oxford University Press.1. Yeh, K-H., Liu, Y-L., Huang, H-S., & Yang, Y.-J. (2007). Individuating and relating autonomy in culturally Chinese adolescents. In J. Liu, C. Ward, A. B. I. Bernardo, M. Karasawa, & R. Fischer (Eds.), Progress in Asian social psychology: Vol. 5. Global perspectives on Asian social psychology (pp.123-146). Korea: Kyoyook-Kwahak-Sa Publishing.
14. Yang, D. Y.-J., Jou, R. J., & Pelphrey, K. A. (2014, May). Neuroanaotmical signatures of autism. Poster session presented at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, Georgia.
13. Baillargeon, R., & Yang, D. Y.-J. (2014, May). Why is impaired social-acting understanding associated with autism? Evidence for a unique role of ingroup-support motivation. Poster session presented at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, Georgia.
12. Jou, R. J., Gibbard, C. R., Pretzsch, C., Yang, D. Y.-J., Murphy, I., & Pelphrey, K. A. (2014, May). White matter microstructure in girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Comparison with neurotypical controls and unaffected siblings. Oral session presented at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, Georgia.
11. Yang, D. Y.-J., Mitchell, S. K., Cordeaux, C., Murphy, I., Pelphrey, K. A., & Jou, R. J. (2013, May). Decreased cortical thickness in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A large-sample investigation using surface-based morphometry. Poster session presented at the 2013 International Meeting for Autism Research, San Debastian, Spain.
10. Yang, D. Y.-J., & Baillargeon, R. (2011, May). Autistic traits, theory of mind, decoupling, and ingroup positivity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
9. Chen, X., Ge, Y., Chiu, C-y., Leung, A. K.-y., & Yang, Y-J. (2011, July). An exploratory study of eye-tracking on cultural symbols' joint-presentation: Overlapped vs. separated. Paper session to be presented at the 9th Biennial Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology in Kunming, China.
8. Yang, D. Y.-J., Chiu, C-y., & Chen, X. (2010, January). Starbucks trampling on the Forbidden City: The effect of overlapped presentation. Poster presented at the JDM Preconference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
7. Gilligan, T., Coon, C., Nelson, L., McLeod, L., & Yang, Y-J. (2010, April). Let SAS do the work: Correlation crossroads. Poster session presented at the SAS Global Forum 2010, Seattle, WA.
6. Yang, D. Y.-J., & Hong, Y-y. (2008, February). The group- and self-based references as moderators of self-anchoring and self-stereotyping processes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.
5. Liao, H-Y., Yang, Y-J., Hwang, K-K., & Rounds, J. (2008, March). Culture and help-seeking attitude: Comparison between East and West. Poster will be presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL.
4. Jenkins, L. J., Goh, J., Yang, Y-J., Hong, Y-y., & Park, D. C. (2008, April). Cultural differences in the processing of incongruous scenes revealed using fMR-adaptation. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, San Francisco, CA.
3. Yeh, K-H., & Yang, Y-J. (2005, October). Development of two autonomy orientations in late adolescence and young adulthood: A cross-cultural comparison. Paper session presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Taiwanese Psychological Association, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taoyuan County, Taiwan.
2. Yang, D. Y.-J., & Yeh, K-h. (2004, July). Parents helping children lowering emotional distress: Beyond actual support. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division 43 - Family Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii.1. Yang, Y-J., & Yeh, K-H. (2003, October). Helpful versus harmful: A structural model of family support. Poster session presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Taiwanese Psychological Association, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei County, Taiwan.