Lingfei Tang

Lingfei Tang

Research Associate

fb1335@wayne.edu

Lingfei Tang

Education

Ph.D. in Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (2012-2019)

 

B.A. in Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand (2008-2011)

 

B.Eng. in Electronics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (2004-2008)

 

Research Focus

Cognitive and Developmental Neuroscience

 

Office Location

008 Knapp building (Ofen Lab)

Training

Institute of Gerontology Trainee (2013-Present)

Training Course in fMRI, Ann Arbor, MI (2014)

Summer Institute of Culture Neuroscience, Ann Arbor, MI (2013)

Courses Taught

Lecturer, Psych 1020, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University (2014-Present)

Instructor, Psych 1010 Lab, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University (2012-2014)

 

Office Phone

313-664-2646

Presentations

 

Daugherty, A. M., Yu, Q., Bender, A. R., Tang, L., Dahle, C. L., Ofen, N., Raz, N. (2019). Age-related shrinkage of medial temporal lobe subfields is differentially exacerbated by arterial hypertension: A six-year longitudinal study of healthy adults. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, E.L, Yin, Q., Tang, L., Asano, E., Ofen, N. (2019). Medial temporal and frontotemporal theta rhythms predict subsequent memory in the developing brain. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

Tang, L., Johnson, E.L, Yin, Q., McCall, D., Ramesh, S., Thompson, B., Agarwal, R., Luat, A., Asano, E., Ofen, N. (2019). Correspondence between BOLD signal and iEEG high-frequency activity during memory encoding in a pediatric sample. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

Yin, Q., Johnson, E.L, Tang, L., Auguste, K. I., Knight, R. T., Asano, E., Ofen, N. (2019). Direct brain recordings reveal the involvement of the occipital cortex in memory formation in children. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

Tang, L., France, J., Yu, Q., Yin, Q., Homayouni, R., Thompson, B., Ramesh, S., Ofen, N. (2019). Assessing the reliability of fMRI measures in characterizing memory development. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Pruitt, P. J., Tang, L., Hayes, J. M., Ofen, N., Damoiseaux, J. S. (2019). Differential Coupling between Subsequent Memory BOLD Response and Performance Across the Life-span. Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Yin, Q., Johnson, E. L., Tang, L., Asano, E., Ofen, N. (2019). Scene complexity visual alpha modulations facilitate memory development. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Johnson, E. L., Yin Q., Tang L., Asano, E., Ofen, N. (2018). Direct brain recordings from children and adolescents reveal dynamic PFC underpinnings of memory function. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Boston, MA.

Tang, L., Yu, Q., Homayouni, R., Ramesh, S., Thompson, B., Chen Z., Ofen, N. (2018). Development of associative memory: A latent change score model. Flux - Big Data, Little Brains, Chapel Hill, NC.

Johnson, E. L., Yin, Q., Tang, L., Malik, M., Asano E., Ofen, N. (2017). Direct brain recordings from children and adolescents reveal diverse patterns of PFC involvement in memory formation. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.

Tang, L., Shafer, A. T., Liddane, R., Alkhafaji, H., Ofen, N. (2017). Age-related differences in the functional connectivity of the medial temporal lobe support successful memory encoding, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Yin, Q., Tang, L., Malik, M., Shafer, A. T., Chen, D., Asano, E., Ofen, N. (2017). An electocorticography (ECoG) study of memory formation in children, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Tang, L., Shafer, A. T., Ofen, N. (2017). Prefrontal cortex contributions to episodic memory development, Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, Texas.

Hayes, J. M., Tang, L., Ofen, N., Damoiseaux, J. S. (2016). Subjective memory complaints
are associated with brain activation supporting successful memory encoding, Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Toronto, Canada; findings also presented at the Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference (Dallas, TX) and the Translational Advances in Cognitive Aging Research Symposium (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI).

 Tang, L., Shafer, A. T., Yu, Q., Ofen, N. (2016). Prefrontal cortex contributions to episodic memory development, International Conference on Memory, Budapest, Hungry.

Tang, L., Shafer, A. T., Yu, Q., Liddane, R., Angell, W., Ofen, N. (2016). Mapping prefrontal cortex contributions to the development of memory formation, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York City, NY.

Patel, I., Miller, Rigoli C. G., Schwarzlose, R., Yu, Q. J., Tang, L., Grosu, I., Ofen, N. (2014). Mapping the formation of memory in children using electrocorticography, American Medical Association, Dallas, TX.

Daugherty, A. M., Bender, A. R., Tang, L., Raz, N., Ofen, N. (2014). Differential age-related decrease in hippocampal subfield volume from childhood to late adulthood, Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Hamburg, Germany.

Tang, L., Miller, Rigoli C. G., Patel, I., Adapa, N., Yu, Q. J., Ofen, N. (2014). Developmental differences in the anterior and posterior medial temporal lobe during memory formation, Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Hamburg, Germany.

Goetz, S. M. M., Tang, L., Diamond, M. P., Thomason, M. E., & Carré, J. M. (2013). Testosterone administration increases threat-related neural function in men. Social Neuroendrinology Pre-Conference at Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Professional Associations

Cognitive Neurosicence Society (2016)

Organization for Human Brain Maping (2014)

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2013)

Honors and Awards

The Julie A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship Award (2017)
Poster Presentation Award, Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Wayne State University (Third Place, 2017; Second Place, 2016)
Best Podium Presentation, IOG/MPSI Lifespan Alliance Research Day, Wayne State University (2016)
Travel award, Merrill-Palmer Skillman Institute (2017), Institute of Gerontology (2016), Department of Psychology (2014, 2016, 2017), Wayne State University

Publications

 Tang, L., Shafer, A. T., & Ofen, N. (2018). Prefrontal Cortex Contributions to the Development of Memory Formation. Cerebral Cortex, 28(9), 3295–3308.

 Johnson, E. L., Tang, L., Yin, Q., Asano E., Ofen, N. (2018). Direct brain recordings reveal prefrontal cortex dynamics of memory development. Science Advances, 4(12), eaat3702.

Ofen, N., Tang, L., Yu, Q., Johnson, E. L. (2018). Memory and the developing brain: From description to explanation with innovation in methods. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Progovac, L., Rakhlin, N. V., Angell, W., Liddane, R., Tang, L., & Ofen, N. (2018). Neural correlates of syntax and proto-syntax: evolutionary dimension. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 2415.

Progovac, L., Rakhlin, N. V., Angell, W., Liddane, R., Tang, L., & Ofen, N. (2018). Diversity of grammars and their diverging evolutionary and processing paths: evidence from functional MRI study of Serbian. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 278.

Yu, Q., McCall., D. M., Homayouni, R., Tang, L., Chen Z, Schoff D., Nishimura M., Raz S., Ofen, N. (2018). Age-associated increase in mnemonic strategy use is linked to prefrontal cortex development. Neuroimage, 181, 162-169.

Hayes, J. M., Tang, L., Viviano, R., van Rooden, S., Ofen, N., & Damoiseaux, J. S. (2017). Subjective memory complaints are associated with brain activation supporting successful memory encoding. Neurobiology of Aging, 60, 71-80.

Goetz, S. M. M.*, Tang, L.*, Thomason, M. E., Diamond, M. P., Hariri, A. R., & Carré, J. M. (2014). Testosterone rapidly increases neural reactivity to threat in healthy men: a novel two-step pharmacological challenge paradigm. Biological Psychiatry, 76(4), 324-331 (* equal contribution).

Wang, Z. H., Bian, W., Ren, H., Frey, R., Tang, L. F., & Wang, X. Y. (2013). Development and application of the Chinese version of the adult strabismus quality of life questionnaire (AS-20): a cross-sectional study. Health and quality of life outcomes, 11(1), 180.

 

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