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Dr Bo Yao

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2022
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    What can size tell us about abstract conceptual processing?

    Yao, B., Taylor, J. & Sereno, S. C., 31/12/2022, In: Journal of Memory and Language. 127, 13 p., 104369.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  3. 2021
  4. Published

    Reading direct speech quotes increases theta phase-locking: Evidence for cortical tracking of inner speech?

    Yao, B., Taylor, J. R., Banks, B. & Kotz, S. A., 1/10/2021, In: NeuroImage. 239, 11 p., 118313.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Mental Simulations of Phonological Representations Are Causally Linked to Silent Reading of Direct Versus Indirect Speech

    Yao, B., 8/01/2021, In: Journal of Cognition. 4, 1, p. 1–14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  6. 2020
  7. Published

    Processing speech and thoughts during silent reading: Direct reference effects for speech by fictional characters in voice-selective auditory cortex and a theory-of-mind network

    Alderson-Day, B., Moffatt, J., Bernini, M., Mitrenga, K., Yao, B. & Fernyhough, C., 30/09/2020, In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 32, 9, p. 1637-1653 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  8. 2019
  9. Published

    The Glasgow Norms: Ratings of 5,500 words on nine scales

    Scott, G. G., Keitel, A., Becirspahic, M., Yao, B. & Sereno, S. C., 15/06/2019, In: Behavior Research Methods. 51, 3, p. 1258-1270 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. 2018
  11. Published

    Direct speech quotations promote low relative-clause attachment in silent reading of English

    Yao, B. & Scheepers, C., 31/07/2018, In: Cognition. 176, p. 248-254 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Differential emotional processing in concrete and abstract words

    Yao, B., Keitel, A., Bruce, G., Scott, G. G., O'Donnell, P. J. & Sereno, S. C., 1/07/2018, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 44, 7, p. 1064–1074 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    'It's hard to write a good article': The online comprehension of excuses as indirect replies

    Stewart, A. J., Wood, J. S., Le-Luan, E., Yao, B. & Haigh, M., 30/06/2018, In: Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006). 71, 6, p. 1265-1269 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Comprehension of Indirect Requests Is Influenced by Their Degree of Imposition

    Le-luan, E., Yao, B. & Haigh, M., 31/03/2018, In: Discourse Processes. 55, 2, p. 187–196 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Testing the limits of contextual constraint: Interactions with word frequency and parafoveal preview during fluent reading

    Sereno, S. C., Hand, C. J., Shahid, A., Yao, B. & O’Donnell, P. J., 1/01/2018, In: Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 71, 1, p. 302-313 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  16. 2016
  17. Published

    Walking blindfolded unveils unique contributions of behavioural approach and inhibition to lateral spatial bias.

    Weick, M., Allen, JA., Vasiljevic, M. & Yao, B., 28/02/2016, In: Cognition. 147, p. 106-112 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  18. 2015
  19. Published

    Emotion word processing: does mood make a difference?

    Sereno, S. C., Scott, G. G., Yao, B., Thaden, E. J. & O'Donnell, P. J., 24/08/2015, In: Frontiers in Psychology. 6, 13 p., 1191.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Inner Voice Experiences During Processing of Direct and Indirect Speech

    Yao, B. & Scheepers, C., 8/07/2015, Explicit and Implicit Prosody in Sentence Processing. Cham: Springer, Vol. 46. p. 287–307 21 p. (Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics ; vol. 46).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  21. 2014
  22. Published

    Familiarity with Interest Breeds Gossip: Contributions of Emotion, Expectation, and Reputation

    Yao, B., Scott, G. G., McAleer, P., O'Donnell, P. J. & Sereno, S. C., 13/08/2014, In: PLoS ONE. 9, 8, 6 p., e104916.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  23. 2013
  24. Published

    Semantic Size of Abstract Concepts: It Gets Emotional When You Can't See It

    Yao, B., Vasiljevic, M., Weick, M., Sereno, M. E., O'Donnell, P. J. & Sereno, S. C., 25/09/2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 9, 10 p., e75000.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  25. 2012
  26. Published

    Brain 'talks over' boring quotes: Top-down activation of voice-selective areas while listening to monotonous direct speech quotations

    Yao, B., Belin, P. & Scheepers, C., 15/04/2012, In: NeuroImage. 60, 3, p. 1832-1842 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  27. 2011
  28. Published

    Contextual modulation of reading rate for direct versus indirect speech quotations

    Yao, B. & Scheepers, C., 31/12/2011, In: Cognition. 121, 3, p. 447-453 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Silent reading of direct versus indirect speech activates voice-selective areas in the auditory cortex

    Yao, B., Belin, P. & Scheepers, C., 31/10/2011, In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 23, 10, p. 3146–3152 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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