Dr. Yang's Publications

  1. Li, Y., Li, W., Yang, Y., & Wang, Q. (2019). Feedback and Direction Sources Influence Navigation Decision Making on Experienced Routes. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 2104-2104.

  2. Yang, Y., Merrill, E. C., & Wang, Q. (2019). Children’s response, landmark, and metric strategies in spatial navigation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 181, 75-101.

  3. He, W., Yang, Y., & Gao, D. (2018). Proportional Reasoning in 5- to 6-Year-Olds. Journal of Cognition and Development. Available Online. DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2018.1495218

  4. Yang, Y., Merrill, E. C., Robinson, T., & Wang, Q. (2018). The impact of moving entities on wayfinding performance. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 56, 20-29.

  5. Yang, Y., & Merrill, E. C. (2018). Implicit memory of locations and identities: A developmental study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 167, 162-179.

  6. Lookadoo, R., Yang, Y. & Merrill, E.C. (2017). Encouraging Top-Down Attention in Visual Search: A Developmental Perspective. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-017-1379-5

  7. Yang, Y., Faught, G. Merrill, E.C. (2017). Parent Reports of Wayfinding Activities by Their Children with Down Syndrome. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 79(7), 2007-2020. DOI: DOI: 10.3109/13668250.2017.1284309

  8. Yang, Y., & Merrill, E. C. (2017). Cognitive and personality characteristics of masculinity and femininity predict wayfinding competence and strategies of men and women. Sex Roles, 76(11-12), 747-758. doi:10.1007/s11199-016-0626-x

  9. Merrill, E. C., Yang, Y., Roskos, B., & Steele, S. (2016). Sex Differences in using Spatial and Verbal Abilities Influence Route Learning Performance in a Virtual Environment: A Comparison of 6- to 12-Year Old Boys and Girls. Frontiers in Psychology. 7:258. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00258

  10. Yang, Y. & Merrill, E. C. (2015). Response cost to repeated displays—when previous distracters become the targets. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 68(4), 625-634. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1007149

  11. Yang, Y. & Merrill, E. C. (2015). Age-related similarities in contextual cueing in the presence of unpredictive distracters. Journal of Genetic Psychology. 176(1), 11-25. doi:10.1080/00221325.2014.995585

  12. Yang, Y. & Merrill, E. C. (2015). The impact of signal to noise ratio on contextual cueing in children and adults. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 132, 65-8. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2014.12.005

  13. Yang, Y., & Merrill, E. C (2014). The impact of distracter-target similarity on contextual cueing effects of children and adults. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 121, 42-62.

  14. Yang, Y., Conners, F., & Merrill, E.C. (2014). Visuo-spatial ability in individuals with Down syndrome: is it really a strength? –A literature review. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 35(7), 1473-500.

  15. Merrill, E. C., Conners, F., Yang, Y., & Weathington, D. (2014). The acquisition of contextual cueing effects by persons with and without intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 35(10), 2341-2351.

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