April 29, 2016

Chun-Ting Hsu

Chun-Ting Hsu

Postdoctoral Scholar
 Office: 460 Moore Building
Phone: +1-814-867-3652
E-Mail: cxh627@psu.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF

Research Interests

Text comprehension, reading pleasure (immersion and suspense), bilingualism, emotion, phonestheme, prosody and melody processing, autistic traits, empathy, social reward

Recent Publications

  • O’Connell, G.*, Hsu, C.-T.*, Christakou, A., Chakrabarti, B. (2017). Shared neural mechanisms for controlling egocentric bias during perspective-taking and intertemporal choices. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. doi: 10.3758/s13415-017-0550-8
  • Hsu, C.-T.*, Neufeld, J.*, & Chakrabarti, B. (2017). Reduced reward-related striatal response to imitation in individuals with autism. Eur J Neurosci. doi:10.1111/ejn.13620
  • Hsu, C.-T.*, Sims, T.*, & Chakrabarti, B. (2017). How mimicry influences the neural correlates of reward: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.08.018
  • Hsu, C.-T., Jacobs, A. M., & Conrad, M. (2015). Can Harry Potter still put a spell on us in a second language? An fMRI study on reading emotion-laden literature in late bilinguals. Cortex. 63, 282-295. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.09.002
  • Hsu, C.-T., Jacobs, A. M., Altmann, U., & Conrad, M. (2015). The magical activation of left amygdala when reading Harry Potter: An fMRI study on how descriptions of supra-natural events entertain and enchant. PLoS One, 10(2), e0118179. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118179
  • Hsu, C.-T., Jacobs, A. M., Citron, F. M. M., & Conrad, M. (2015). The emotion potential of words and passages in reading Harry Potter – an fMRI study. Brain Lang, 142, 96-114. doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2015.01.011
  • Hsu, C.-T., Conrad, M., & Jacobs, A. M. (2014). Fiction feelings in Harry Potter: haemodynamic response in the mid-cingulate cortex correlates with immersive reading experience. NeuroReport. 25: 1356-1361. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000000272

* Equal contribution