Chia-Ying Lee, Research Fellow
Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica
“Neural Underpinnings of Early Speech Perception and Emergent Literacy”
Dr. Chia-Ying Lee’s research concerns the neurobiology of Chinese language processing by using the advanced neuroimaging techniques, such as ERPs, MEG, and fMRI. The ongoing research projects include cognitive and neural underpinnings of Chinese reading, the development of speech perception in early childhood and its relation to typical and atypical literacy development, and the reading comprehension in aphasic and aging brain. Her research team also collaborates with researchers in computer science to develop the computer-assist Chinese learning program for dyslexic children. Dr. Lee’s research has appeared in a broad array of scholarly journals such as Brain and Language, Neuroimage, Journal of Neurolinguistics, Neuropsychologia, among other publications. Her contribution has been recognized with several awards, including the Outstanding Research Award and the Excellent Scholar Project Award from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan, and the Research Award for Junior Research investigators from Academia Sinica.