Papers

Anteraper S.A., Guell X., Collin G., Qi Z., Ren J., Nair A., Seidman L., Keshavan M., Zhang T., Tang Y., Li H., McCarley R.W., Niznikiewicz M., Shenton M.E., Stone W., Wang J., & Whitfield-Gabrieli S. (in press). Abnormal function in dentate nuclei precedes the onset of psychosis: a longitudinal fMRI study in high-risk individuals. Schizophrenia Bulletin. DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbab038

Schneider J.M., Hu A., Legault J., & Qi Z. (2020). Measuring statistical learning across modalities and domains in school-aged children via an online platform and neuroimaging techniques. Journal of Visualized Experiments. e61474. DOI: 10.3791/61474. [Video Protocol]

Qi Z., Love J., Fisher C.L., & Brown-Schmidt S. (2020). Referential context and executive functioning influence children’s resolution of syntactic ambiguity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000886

Qi Z. & Legault J. (2020). Neural hemispheric organization in successful adult language learning: is left always right? Psychology of Learning and Motivation. 72: 119-163. DOI: 10.1016/bs.plm.2020.02.004

Qi Z., Han M., Wang Y., de Los Angeles C., Liu Q., Garel K., Chen E., Whitfield-Gabrieli S., Gabrieli J.D.E., & Perrachione T.K. (2019). Speech processing and plasticity in right hemisphere predict real-world foreign language learning in adults. Neuroimage. 192: 76-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.03.008

Qi Z., Sanchez Araujo Y., Georgan W. C., Gabrieli J.D.E., & Arciuli J. (2019). Hearing matters more than seeing: A cross-modality study of statistical learning and reading ability. Scientific Studies of Reading, J. DOI: 10.1080/10888438.2018.1485680

Ryskin, R., Qi, Z., Covinton, N., Duff, M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2018). Knowledge and Learning of Verb Biases in Amnesia. Brain and Language, 180-182: 62-83

Qi Z.*, Beach S. D.*, Finn A. S., Minas J., Goetz C., Chan B., & Gabrieli J. D. E. (2017). Dissociable language learning strengths are predicted by native-language N400 and P600Neuropsychologia. 98: 177-191.

Ryskin R. A., Qi Z., Duff M. C., & Brown-Schmidt S. (2017). Verb biases are shaped through lifelong learningJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 43(5): 781-794.

Lu C.*, Qi Z.*, Harris A., Wisman Weil L., Han M., Halverson K., Perrachione T. K., Kjelgaard M., Wexler K., Tager-Flusberg H., & Gabrieli J. D. E. (2016) Shared neuroanatomical substrates for impaired phonological working memory across reading disability and autismBiological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 1(2): 169-177, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2015.11.001

Qi Z., Han M., Garel K., Chen E. S., & Gabrieli J. D. E. (2015). White-matter structure in the right hemisphere predicts Mandarin Chinese learning successJournal of Neurolinguistics, 33: 14-28.

Qi Z., Yuan S., & Fisher C. L. (2011) Where does verb bias come from: Experience with particular verbs affects online sentence processing, In N. Danis, K. Mesh, & H. Sung (Eds.), Proceedings of 35th Boston University Conference on Language Development. 500-512. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

(*: equal contribution)

Manuscripts Under Review

Hu A., Kozloff V., Owen Van Horne A., Chugani D., & Qi Z. (September, 2021). Specific weaknesses in linguistic statistical learning in children with autism spectrum disorder. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/3hks8

Schneider J.M., Weng Y-L., Hu A., & Qi Z. Linking the neural basis of hierarchical prediction with statistical learning: the paradox of attention. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/8rtsc.

Earle F.S. & Qi Z. Overnight changes to the representational quality of nonnative speech: a learning and memory account 

Schneider J.M., Arnon I., Nguyen A., Mendez K., & Qi Z. The relationship between statistical learning and prior language experience

Zinszer B.D., Hannon J., Kouadio E., Akpé H., Tanoh F., Seri A., Hu A., Qi Z., & Jasinska K. Statistical learning in children’s emergent L2 literacy: Cross-cultural insights from rural Côte d’Ivoire. https://osf.io/preprints/africarxiv/q8k5w/ 

Zinszer, B. D., Hannon, J., Kouadio, É., Akpé, H., Tanoh, F., Hu, A., … Godfroid, A. (2021, October 13). Does non-linguistic segmentation still predict literacy in an L2 education? Statistical learning in Ivorian primary schools. Retrieved from osf.io/6f8aw

Qi Z., Anteraper S.A., Collin G., Nieto-Castnon A., Pasternak O., Seidman L., McCarley R.W., Li H., Zhang T., Tang Y., Xu L., Keshavan M.S., Niznikiewicz M., Stone W.S., Wang J., Shenton M.E., & Whitfield-Gabrieli S. (in revision). Resting-state connectivity analysis reveals markers of resilience to psychosis in a study on clinical high-risk youth in Shanghai.

Conference Presentations

Trice K., Saratsli D., Papafragou A., & Qi Z. (2021).  Pragmatic inference and social cognition in acquiring (and remembering) word meanings. Talk at Boston University Conference on Language Development (Virtual Conference). Video

Tang W. & Qi Z. (2021). Autocorrelated activity in the human hippocampus encodes transition patterns during visual statistical learning. Talk at 17th Annual Context and Episodic Memory Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

McIlvain G., Schneider J., Matyi MA., DiFabio MS., Delgorio PL., McGarry MDJ., Spielberg JM., Qi Z., Johnson CL. (2021). Regional brain mechanical properties throughout maturation from childhood to adulthood. Poster at International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Conference.

McIlvain G., Schneider J., Matyi MA., McGarry MDJ., Spielberg JM ., Qi Z., Johnson CL. (2021) . Dimorphic sex differences in brain viscoelastic properties from childhood to adulthood. Poster at OHBM 2021 Annual Meeting.

O’Brien A., Qi Z., Tager-Flusberg H., & Gabrieli JDE. (2021). Atypical neural representation of phonological working memory in children with autism. Poster at 20th International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting.

Hu A., Kozloff V., & Qi Z. (2021) Relationship between linguistic statistical learning and grammar development in children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster at SRCD Virtual Biennial Meeting.

Trice K., Hernandez M., Saratsli D., Heisler D., & Qi Z. (2021) Pragmatic inference facilitates word retention in school-aged children. Short Talk at CUNY Virtual Conference on Human Sentence Processing.

Trice K., Hernandez M., Saratsli D., Heisler D., & Qi Z. (2021) Pragmatic complexity and the development of social cognition in children’s word learning and retention. Poster at SRCD Virtual Biennial Meeting.

Tang W., & Qi Z. (2021) Temporal dynamics of visual statistical learning in the human hippocampus. Poster at Computational and Systems Neuroscience Virtual Meeting.

Weng Y-L., Schneider J.M., & Qi Z. (2020). Neural sensitivity to local and global distributional information in speech changes as a function of development. Poster at Boston University Conference on Language Development (Virtual Conference). Video

Weng Y-L., Nguyen A, Ryskin R., & Qi Z. (2020) Neural representation of syntactic prediction: a simultaneous eye-tracking and EEG study. Poster at Society for Neurobiology of Language (Virtual Conference). Video

Saratsli D., Papafragou A. & Qi Z. (2020). Social cognition and pragmatic inference in word learning. Poster at Boston University Conference on Language Development (Virtual Conference). Video

Weng Y-L., Nguyen A, Ryskin R., & Qi Z. (2020) Prediction and sentence ambiguity resolution: A simultaneous eye-tracking and EEG study Poster at Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Amherst, MA. https://osf.io/meetings/cuny2020/ 

Hu A., Kozloff V., & Qi Z. (2019). Multimodal Statistical Learning in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Poster at Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Schneider J.M., Arnon I., Nguyen A., Mendez K., & Qi Z. (2019). Does prior language experience hinder statistical learning? Poster at Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Schneider J.M., Weng Y-L., Kozloff V., Nguyen A., & Qi Z. (2019). Neural sensitivity to speech distributional information underlies statistical learning. Poster at the Society for Neurobiology of Language Conference, Helsinki, Finland.

Qi Z., Nguyen A., Ozernov-Palchik O., Beach S., May S., Arciuli J., & Gabrieli J.D.E. (2018). Statistical learning in reading development and reading impairment. Poster at Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA. 

Nguyen A., Sanchez Araujo Y., Georgan W., Arciuli J., & Qi Z. (2018). Re-examine the reliability of statistical learning tasks across domains and modalities. Poster at Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Kozloff V., Nguyen A., Arciuli J., & Qi Z. (2018). Statistical learning in a noisy environment is associated with vocabulary. Poster at Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.

Mendez K., Nguyen A., Kozloff V., & Qi Z. (2018). The role of native language in statistical learning success. Poster at University of Delaware’s ninth annual Undergraduate Research and Service Scholar Celebratory Symposium, Newark, DE.

Perrachione, T.K., Babcock, S., Han, M., Salvatore, J., Minas, J., Finn, A.S., Gabrieli, J.D.E., & Qi, Z. (2018). Neural responses during procedural memory tasks are related to foreign language learning outcomes. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA.

Ryskin, R., Qi, Z., Duff, M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2018) The effects of aging on verb bias and learningTalk at the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA

Qi, Z., Han, M., Wang, Y., de los Angeles, C., Liu, Q., Garel, K., Chen, E.S., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Gabrieli, J.D.E., & Perrachione T.K. (2017) Speech processing and plasticity in the right hemisphere predict real-world foreign language learning in adults. Poster at the Society for Neurobiology of Language, Baltimore, MD.

Qi, Z., Sanchez Araujo, Y., Georgan, W. C., Gabrieli, J.D.E., & Arciuli, J. (2017). Hearing matters more than seeing: A cross-modality study of statistical learning and reading ability. Talk at The 3rd meeting of the New England Research on Dyslexia Society, Storrs, CT.

Qi, Z. & Whitfield-Gabrieli, S. (2017) How does the restless brain inform us about the risks for psychosis? Talk at Shanghai Forum of Early Phase of Psychosis Identification and Intervention, Shanghai, China.

Ryskin, R., Qi, Z., Covinton, N., Duff, M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2017) Knowledge and Learning of Verb Biases in Amnesia. Poster at CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Cambridge, MA. 

Ryskin, R., Qi, Z., Duff, M., & Brown-Schmidt, S. (2017) Syntactic variability between and within speakers: When to adapt, when to generalize? Talk at CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Cambridge, MA.

Qi, Z., Han, M., Minas, J., Finn, A. S., & Gabrieli, J.D.E. (2017) Cortical plasticity of sentence processing after classroom-based language training experience. Poster at Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.