Wen-Jui Kuo Professor

Laboratory of Cognitive Neural Science

Wen-Jui Kuo Professor




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Research Interest

Cognitive neuroscience of Chinese language processing and reading
Cognitive and action control
Neuroimaging methods and design: fMRI, EEG/ERP, MEG, TMS
Invited Lectures/Publications
Jay G. Rueckl, Pedro M. Paz-Alonso, Peter J. Molfese, Wen-Jui Kuo, Atira Bick, Stephen J. Frost, Roeland Hancock, Denise H. Wu, William Einar Mencl, Jon Andoni Duñabeitia, Jun-Ren Lee, Myriam Oliver, Jason D. Zevin, Fumiko Hoeft, Manuel Carreiras, Ovid J. L. Tzeng, Kenneth R. Pugh, and Ram Frost. Universal brain signature of proficient reading: Evidence from four contrasting languages. PNAS 2015; published ahead of print November 30, 2015.
Hui-Chuan Chang, Christophe Pallier, Wu, D. H., Kimihiro Nakamura, Antoinette Jobert, Wen-Jui Kuo, Stanislas Dehaene. Adaptation of the human visual system to the statistics of letters and line configurations. Neuroimage, 2015, Jul 17, 120: 428-440.
Fa-Hsuan Lin, Ying-Hua Chu, Yi-Cheng Hsu, Jo-Fu Lin, Kevin W.-K. Tsai, Shang-Yueh Tsai, & *Wen-Jui Kuo. Significant feed-forward connectivity revealed by high frequency components of BOLD fMRI signals. Neuroimage. 2015 Jul 21; 121: 69-77.
Hui-Chuan Chang, Hsin-Ju Lee, Ovid J.-L. Tzeng, and *Wen-Jui Kuo. Implicit target substitution and sequencing for lexical tone production in Chinese: An fMRI study. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 10; 9(1): e83126.
Kimihiro Nakamura, Wen-Jui Kuo, Felipe Pegado, Laurent Cohen, Ovid J. L. Tzeng, Stanislas Dehaene. Universal brain systems for recognizing word shapes and handwriting gestures during reading. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Dec 11; 109(50): 20762-7.
Lin FH, Tsai KW, Chu YH, Witzel T, Nummenmma A, Raij T, Ahveninen J, Kuo WJ, Belliveau JW. (2012) Ultrafast inverse imaging techniques for fMRI. Neuroimage.
Lin FH, Witzel T, Chang WT, Tsai WK, Wang YH, Kuo WJ, Belliveau JW. (2010) K-space reconstruction of magnetic resonance inverse imaging (K-InI) of human visuomotor systems. Neuroimage. 49: 3086–3098.
Kuo WJ, Sjöström T., Chen YP, Wang YH, Huang CY (2009) Intuition and Deliberation: Two Systems for Strategizing in the Brain. Science, 324, 5926, 519-524.
Tsai CC, Kuo WJ, Hung D L and Tzeng Ovid JL (2008) Action Co-representation is Tuned to Other Humans. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20 (11), 2015-2024.
Tsai CC, Kuo WJ, Jing JT, Hung DL and Tzeng Ovid JL (2006) A Common Coding Framework in Self-Other Interaction: Evidence from Joint Action Task. Experimental Brain Research, 175, 353-362.
Kuo WJ, Yeh TC, Lee JR, Chen LF, Lee PL, Chen SS, Ho LT, Hung DL, Tzeng Ovid JL, and Hsieh JC (2004). Orthographic and Phonological Processing of Chinese Characters: an fMRI Study. Neuroimage, 21, 1721-1731.
Lee CY, Tsai JL, Kuo WJ, Yeh TC, Wu YT, Ho LT, Hung DL, Tzeng Ovid JL, and Hsieh JC (2004). Neuronal correlates of consistency and frequency effects on Chinese character naming: event-related fMRI study. Neuroimage, 23, 1235-1245.
Kuo WJ, Yeh TC, Lee CY, Wu YT, Chou CC, Ho LT, Hung DL, Tzeng Ovid JL, Hsieh JC (2003). Frequency Effects of Chinese Character Processing in the Brain: an Event-Related fMRI Study. Neuroimage, 18, 720-730.
Duann JR, Jung TP, Kuo WJ, Yeh TC, Makeig S., Hsieh JC, Sejnowski TJ (2002) Single-trial Variability in Event-related BOLD signals. Neuroimage, 15, 823-835.
Kuo WJ, Yeh TC, Duann JR, Wu YT, Ho LT, Hung DL, Tzeng Ovid TL, Hsieh JC (2001) A left-lateralized network for reading Chinese words: an fMRI study. NeuroReport, 12(18), 3997-4001.