Dr Chuanli Zang
School of Psychology and Computer Science
Dr Chuanli Zang works in School of Psychology and Computer Science at the University of Central Lancashire with Professor Simon Liversedge on a grant supported by Economic and Social Research Council.
Chuanli started her academic career at the Academy of Psychology and Behavior, Tianjin Normal University, China where she received her PhD in Psychology (2010). During her Ph.D., she received a China Scholarship Council (CSC) grant to allow her to work with Professor Simon Liversedge at the University of Southampton for a year (2009-2010). After her PhD, Chuanli took a Lectureship position at Tianjin Normal University (2010) and has received successive promotions to her current position. From 2016 to 2017, she was awarded a further CSC grant to support a second collaborative research visit to the UK to continue her collaboration with Professor Liversedge. Based on this research, in 2018, Chuanli and Simon were awarded a 4 year grant from the Economic and Social Research Council and Chuanli has been funded to work in the UK on this project since that point.
- Ph.D. Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, China, 2010
- M.Ed. Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, China, 2007
- B.Sc. Yantai Normal University, Yantai, China, 2004
- Chinese Reading
- Language Comprehension
- Visual Cognition
- Eye Movements
- Tianjin Normal University
- Psychonomic Society Member
- Experimental Psychology Society Member
- Chinese Psychological Society Member
Chuanli is interested in eye movements during reading, and in particular investigating how readers foveally and parafoveally process words and Multi-Constituent Units during natural Chinese reading. Her interests include word segmentation, saccade targeting and parafoveal processing in reading. Recently she has developed an interest in the use of co-registration methodology (i.e., eye movements and Fixation-Related Potentials) to investigate the processes that underlie reading.
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- Perception, Cognition and Neuroscience
- Research Centre for Translational Biosciences and Behaviour
- Eye Movement laboratory
- EEG and Co-Registration laboratory
- Chuanli is working on the project “Processing Multi-Constituent Units in Chinese Reading: An Eye Movement Investigation” funded by ESRC.
- She regularly attends major international conferences including European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), China International Conference on Eye Movements (CICEM), annual Psychonomic Society (PS) meetings and the Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) meetings. Some of the presentations were listed below that was given at these conferences recently.
- Zang, C., Du, H., Bai, X., Yan, G., & Liversedge, S.P. (2019). Preview effects in reading of Chinese two-constituent words and phrases. Paper presented at the 20th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Alicante, Spain, August 18-22, 2019
- Zang, C., Fu, Y., Du, H., Lu, Z., Bai, X., Yan, G., & Liversedge, S.P. (2019). Parafoveal processing in Chinese reading: Evidence for the Multi-Constituent Unit hypothesis. Paper presented at the Psychonomic Society 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, Montréal, Canada, November 14-17, 2019.
- Zang, C., Fu, Y., & Liversedge, S.P. (2017). Investigating word length in Chinese reading: Evidence from eye movements, Paper presented at the 19th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Wuppertal, Germay, August 20-24, 2017.
- Zang, C., Du, Hong., & Liversedge, S.P. (2017). Word skipping in Chinese reading: The role of high-frequency preview and syntactic felicity, Paper presented at the 19th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Wuppertal, Germay, August 20-24, 2017.
- Zang, C., Zhang, M., Bai, X., Yan, G., Angele, B., & Liversedge, S.P. (2016). The skipping of the structural particle de (的) and other high frequency words in Chinese reading. Paper presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, London, UK, January 4-6.
- Zang, C. (2016). Word segmentation in Chinese reading: The role of probabilistic lexicality cues. Paper presented at the 7th China International Conference on Eye Movements, Changchun, China, May 28-30. Keynote Talk.
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