Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Francis Wong
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities
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I worked in the area of connectionist modelling for my Ph.D. at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. I then turned into brain imaging with an ultimate goal to study how the brain works to support cognition and behaviour. This has led to my post-doctoral training at Northwestern University. Currently my research focuses on studying, using techniques from brain imaging and artificial language learning paradigms, how speech processing is supported by a network of brain areas.
Cognitive neuroscience
Psycho / Neurolinguistics
Communication disorders
  • Getting Read-y: Optimizing Early Chinese Instruction amidst Language Shift
  • Predicting Reading (Dis)Ability: Advancing Early Intervention
  • Understanding Bilingual Dyslexia: Identifying Subtypes for Targeted Remediation
  • What makes a successful word learner? An individual differences approach.