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   Rongjun YU  Ph.D. (Cambridge)

       Assistant Professor,  email: psyyr at nus.edu.sg

       Department of Psychology, NUS

   NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

Address: AS4, room 04-03, 9 Arts Link, Faculty of arts and Social Sciences, 

and room#04-11, 28 Medical Drive, Centre for Life Sciences.


Please visit my new website for updated info:   www.rongjunyu.org

Research interest

     I study why people fall prey to Cognitive biases using behavioral  or/and neuroimaging (e.g. FMRI/EEG, EEG hyperscanning) methods.   Clinical interests  include autism, schizophrenia, depression, and  anxiety.  in progress

         

News

Our lab is actively recruiting new lab members (interns, honours thesis students, M.S., PhD, postdoc, and visiting scholars/students).  Visit Jobs for more info. Feel free to email me.


Editorial boards:

 Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience,  Review Editor, 2014-

Plos One, Academic Editor, 2014-2017


Peer reviewed Publications

        Google scholar profile

All papers are available in this dropbox folder chick here.



1.      Yu R*., Hu P., Zhang P. (2015). Social distance and anonymity modulate fairness consideration: An ERP study. Scientific Reports.5, 13452.

 

2.      Sun S, Yao Z, Wei J and Yu R*. (2015). Calm and Smart? A Selective Review on Effects of Meditation on Decision Making. Frontiers in Psychology. 6:1059.

 

3.      Mobbs D +., Hagan CC+.,  Yu R., Takahashi H., FeldmanHall O., Calder AJ., Dalgleish T. (2015). Reflected Glory and Failure: The role of the medial prefrontal cortex and ventral striatum in self vs. other relevance during advice-giving outcomes. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi:10.1093/scan/nsv020.

 

4.      Huang Y., Kendrick K., Zheng H., Yu R*. Oxytocin enhances implicit social conformity to both in-group and out-group opinions. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 60:114-119.

 

5.      Freeman S+., Yu R+., Egorova N., Chen X., Kirsch I., Claggett B., Kaptchuk TJ., Gollub R., Kong J. (2015). Distinct neural representations of placebo and nocebo effect. Neuroimage. 112: 197-207.

 

6.      Egorova N+., Yu R+., Kaur N., Vangel M., Gollub R., Dougherty DD., Kong J. Camprodon J. (2015). Neuromodulation of conditioned placebo/nocebo in heat pain: anodal vs. cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation to the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Pain. 156: 1342–1347

 

7.      Huang Y., Kendrick KM., Yu R*. (2014). Social conflicts elicit an N400-like component. Neuropsychologia. 65: 211–220.

 

8.      Yu R*. (2015). Chocking under pressure: The neuropsychological mechanisms for incentives induced performance decrements. ​​Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.​​​ 9:19. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00019.

 

9.      Cheng W., Palaniyappan L., Li M., Kendrick K., Zhang J., Luo Q., Liu Z., Yu R. et al. (2015). Voxel-based, brain-wide association study of aberrant functional connectivity in schizophrenia implicates thalamocortical circuitry. NPJ Schizophrenia.

 

10.  Lim K., Yu R*. (2015). Aging and wisdom: age-related changes in economic and social decision making. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 7:120.

 

11.  Luo J., Yu R*. (2015). Follow the heart or the head? The interactive influence model of emotion and cognition. Frontiers in Psychology. 6:573.

 

12.  Wang H, Rau C, Li Y, Chen YP, Yu R*. (2015). Disrupted thalamic resting-state functional networks in schizophrenia. ​​Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.​​​ 9:45. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00045.

 

13.  Zhan X., Yu R*. (2015). A window into the brain: advances in psychiatric fMRI. BioMed Research International.

 

14.  Zheng H., Luo J., Yu R*. (2014). From memory to prospection: The overlapping and the distinct components between  remembering and imagining. Frontiers in Psychology. 5:856. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00856

 

15.  Yu R*., Chen L. (2015). The need to control for regression to the mean for repeated measurements. Frontiers in Psychology 5:1574. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01574

 

16.  Hu J., Yu R*. (2014). The neural correlates of the decoy effect in decisions​​​. ​​Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.​​​ 8:271. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00271.

 

17.  Sun S., Yu R*. (2014). The feedback related negativity encodes both social rejection and explicit social expectancy violation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8:556. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00556

 

18.  Huang Y., Yu R*. (2014). The feedback-related negativity reflects ‘more or less’ prediction error in appetitive and aversive conditions. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 8:108. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00108

 

19.  Yu R*., Zhang P. (2014). Neural evidence for description dependent reward processing in the framing effect. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 8:56. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00056

 

20.  Huang Y., Kendrick K., Yu R*. (2014). ​Conformity to the opinions of others lasts for 3 days but no longer. Psychological Science.​ 25(7): 1388-1393

 

21.  Yu R., Gollub R., Spaeth R. Napadow V., Wasan A., Kong J. (2014) Disrupted functional connectivity of the periaqueductal gray in chronic low back pain. Neuroimage: Clinical

 

22.  Yu R., Gollub R., Vangel M., Kaptchuk T., Smoller J., Kong J. (2014) Placebo analgesia and reward processing: Integrating genetics, personality, and intrinsic brain activity. Human Brain Mapping. 35: 4583–4593

 

23.  Yu R*., Mobbs D., Seymour B., Rowe J., Calder A. (2014)​. The neural signature of escalating frustration in humans. Cortex.​ 54: 165–178

 

24.  Yu R., Chien YL., Wang HL., Liu CM., Liu CC., Hwang TJ., Hsieh MH., Hwu HG., Tseng WY. (2014). Frequency specific alternations in the amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations in schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping. 35(2):627-37

 

25.  Guo SX., Kendrick KM., Yu R., Wang HL., Feng JF. (2014). Key functional circuitry altered in schizophrenia involves parietal regions associated with sense of self. Human Brain Mapping. 35(1):123-139

 

26.  Yu R*., Calder AJ., Mobbs D. (2013) Overlapping and distinct representations of advantageous and disadvantageous inequality​. Human Brain Mapping. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22402

 

27.  Yu R*. (2013). Revenge, even though it is not your fault. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 36:40-41

 

28.  Wu Y., Yu H., Shen B., Yu R., Zhou Z., Zhang G., Jiang Y., Zhou X. (2014) Neural basis of increased costly norm enforcement under adversity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi: 10.1093/scan/nst187

 

29.  Mobbs D., Hassabis D., Yu R., Chu C., Rushworth M. (2013). ​Foraging under competition: The Neural Basis of Input-Matching in Humans. ​Journal of Neuroscience. 33(23):9866 –9872

 

30.  Guo S., Kendrick KM., Zhang J., Broome M., Yu R., Liu Z., Feng J. (2013) Brain-wide functional inter-hemispheric disconnection is a potential biomarker for schizophrenia and distinguishes it from depression. Neuroimage: Clinical. 2: 818–826

 

31.  Yu R., Hsieh MH., Wang HLS., Liu CM., Liu CC., Hwang TJ., Chien YL., Hwu HG., Tseng WYI. (2013). Frequency dependent alterations in regional homogeneity of baseline brain activity in schizophrenia. PloS one 8 (3), e57516

 

32.  Yu R., Liu B., Wang L., Chen J., Liu X. (2013). Enhanced functional connectivity between putamen and supplementary motor area in Parkinson’s disease patients. PloS one 8 (3), e59717

 

33.  Yu R*., Sun S. (2013). To conform or not to conform: spontaneous conformity diminishes the sensitivity to monetary outcomes. Plos One. 8(5): e64530

 

34.  Yu R*., Huang Y. (2013). A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore: The illusion of money and the rapid encoding of its true value. Plos One. 8(1): e55025

 

35.  Wang H., Yu R., Wu Y., Lin M., Chen C., Shen E. (2013).The changes of cerebral morphology related to aging in Taiwanese population. Plos One. 8(1): e55241

 

36.  ​​Yang H., Xiong H., Yu R., Wang C., Zheng Y., Zhang X. (2013). ​The characteristic and changes of the event-related potentials (ERP) and brain topographic maps before and after treatment with rTMS in subjective tinnitus. ​Plos One. 8(8): e70831.

 

37.  Zeng J., Zhang Q., Gong Q., Yu R., Chen C. (2013). An fMRI study on sunk cost effect. Brain Research.1519:63-70

 

38.  Yang H., Xiong H., Huang Q., Pang J., Zheng X., Chen .L, Yu R., Zheng ​Y (2013). Compromised potassium recycling in the cochlea contributes to conservation of endocochlear potential ​in a mouse model of age-related hearing loss​​. Neuroscience letters.​ 555:97-101

 

39.  Zhang Y., Li L., Yu R*., Liu J., Tang J., Tan L., Liao M., Yang F., Shan B. (2013). White matter integrity alterations in first episode, treatment-naive generalized anxiety disorder. Jouranl of affective disorders. 148(2) 196–201

 

40.  Yu R*. (2012) Regional white matter volumes correlate with delay discounting. PLoS One 7(2): e32595

 

41.  Deng Z., Yu R., Chen X., Wang S. (2012). Feedback-related negativity encodes outcome uncertainty in the gain domain but not in the loss domain. Neuroscience Letters. 526 (1) 5– 9

 

42.  Yu R., Zhou W, Zhou X (2011) Rapid processing of both reward probability and reward uncertainty in the human anterior cingulate cortex. PLoS One 6(12): e29633

 

43.  Yu R., Zhao L., Lu L. (2011) Regional grey and white matter changes in heavy male smokers. PLoS One 6(11): e27440

 

44.  Yu R., Zhao L., Tian J., Qin W., Wang W., Yuan K., Li Q., Lu L. (2011). Regional homogeneity changes in heavy male smokers: a resting-state functional MRI study. Addiction Biology. 18(4):729-731.

 

45.  Wang X., Yu R., Zhou X., Liao Y., Tang J., Liu T., Hao W. (2011). Reversible brain white matter microstructure in heroin addicts: a longitudinal study. Addiction Biology. 18(4):727-728

 

46.  Yu R*., Mobbs D., Seymour B., Calder AJ. (2010). Insula and striatum mediate the default bias. Journal of Neuroscience. 30(44):14702–14707

 

47.  Mobbs D., Yu R., Rowe J., Feldmanhall O., Dalgleish T. (2010). Neural activity associated with monitoring the oscillating threat value of a phylogenetic stimulus. PNAS. 107(47): 20582-20588

 

48.  Zhou Z., Yu R., Zhou X. (2010). To do or not to do? Action enlarges the FRN and P300 effects in outcome evaluation. Neuropsychologia, 48: 3606-3613

 

49.  von dem Hagen EA., Nummenmaa L., Yu R., Engell AD., Ewbank MP., Calder AJ. (2010). Autism spectrum traits in the typical population predict structure and function in the posterior superior temporal sulcus. Cerebral Cortex. 21(3):493-500

 

50.  Mobbs D., Yu R., Meyer M., Passamonti L., Seymour BJ., Calder AJ., Schweizer S., Frith CD., Dalgleish T. (2009). A key role for similarity in vicarious reward. Science, 324: 900

 

51.  Yu R. & Zhou X. (2009). To bet or not to bet? The error negativity or error-related negativity associated with risk-taking choices. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(4): 684-96

 

52.  Yu R. & Zhou X. (2007). Neuroeconomics: opening the "black box" of economic behavior. Chinese Science Bulletin, 52(9): 1153-1161

 

53.  Yu R., Luo Y., Ye Z., & Zhou X. (2007). Does the FRN in brain potential reflect motivational affective consequence of outcome evaluation? Progress in Natural Science, 136-143

 

54.  Yu R. & Zhou X. (2006). Brain responses to outcomes of one’s own and the other's performance in a gambling task. NeuroReport, 17(16): 1747-1751

 

55.  Yu R. & Zhou X. (2006). Brain potentials associated with outcome expectation and outcome evaluation. NeuroReport, 17(15): 1649-1653

 

 

 

 

 

Books/Chapters


Yu R. (in press) "The neural basis of frustration state" in “Neuroimaging Personality and Character:  Traits and Mental States in the Brain” edited by Absher & Cloutier.

    


 

Email: rongjun.yu@gmail.com