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  • Olson, I.R., Hoffman, L.J., Jobson, K.R., Popal, H.S., Wang, Y. (2023)  Little brain, little minds: The big role of the cerebellum in social development.  Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Metoki, A., Wang, Y., & Olson, I.R. (2021) The social cerebellum: a large-scale investigation of functional and structural specificity and connectivity. Cerebral Cortex. 32(5):987-1003 [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Metoki, A., Xia, Y., Zang, Y.,​ He, Y., & Olson, I.R. (2021) A large-scale structural and functional connectome of social mentalizing. NeuroImage, 236:118115 [pdf]
  • Asadi, N., Wang, Y., Olson, I.R. & Obradovic, Z. (2020)  A heuristic information cluster search approach for precise functional brain mapping.  Human Brain Mapping, 41:2263–2280 [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Metoki, A., Smith, D.V., Medaglia, J.D., Zang, Y., Benear, S., Popal, H., Lin, Y., & Olson, I.R. (2020). Multimodal mapping of the face connectome.  Nature Human Behaviour, 4:397-411. (Featured as the Cover Article in April issue) [pdf]
  • Popal, H., Wang, Y., & Olson, I.R. (2019). A guide to representational similarity analysis for social neuroscience. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,14(11):1243-1253. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Schubert, T.W., & Quadflieg, S. (2019).  Behavioral and neural evidence for an evaluative bias against other people’s mundane interracial encounters.  Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(12):1329-1339. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Metoki, A., Alm, K.H., Olson, I.R. (2018). White matter pathways and social cognition.  Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 90: 350-370. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Olson, I.R. (2018). The original social network: white matter and social cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(6): 504-516. [pdf]
  • Metoki, A., Alm, K.H., Wang, Y., Ngo, C.T., & Olson, I.R. (2017). Never forget a name: white matter connectivity predicts person memory. Brain Structure and Function. 222:4187-4201. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Collins, J. A., Koski, J., Nugiel, T., Metoki, A., Olson, I.R. (2017).  A dynamic neural architecture for social knowledge retrieval. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 114(16): E3305–E3314. [pdf]
  • Prinsen, J., Bernaerts, S., Wang, Y., de Beukelaar, T.T., Cuypers, K., Swinnen, S.P., & Alaerts, K. (2017). Direct eye contact enhances mirroring of others' movements: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study.  Neuropsychologia, 95:111-118. [pdf]
  • Forbes, P., Wang, Y., & Hamilton, A. (2016). STORMy Interactions: gaze and the modulation of mimicry in adults on the autism spectrum. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24:529-535. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., & Quadflieg, S. (2015). In our own image? Emotional and neural processing differences when observing human-human versus human-robot interactions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10 (11): 1515-1524. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Thomas, J., Weissgerber, S. C., Kazemini, S., Ul-Haq, I., & Quadflieg, S. (2015). The headscarf effect re-visited: further evidence for a culture-based internal face processing advantage. Perception, 44(3):328–336. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., & Hamilton, A. (2015). Anterior medial prefrontal cortex implements social priming of mimicry.  Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(4):486-493. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., & Hamilton, A. (2014). Why does gaze enhance mimicry? Placing gaze-mimicry effects in relation to other gaze phenomena. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(4):747-762.  [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., & Hamilton, A. (2013). Understanding the role of the ‘self’ in the social priming of mimicry.  PLoS One. 8(4):e60249. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., & Hamilton, A. (2012). Social top-down response modulation (STORM)—a model of the control of mimicry in social interaction.  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6:153.  [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Ramsey, R., & Hamilton, A. (2011). The control of mimicry by eye contact is mediated by medial prefrontal cortex.  The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(33): 12001-12010. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., Newport, R., & Hamilton, A. (2011).  Eye contact enhances mimicry of intransitive hand movements.  Biology Letters, 7:7-10.  [pdf]
  • Chen, W., Yuan, T.F., Wang, Y., & Ding, J. (2008). Human mirror neuron system and its plasticity.  Neural Regeneration Research, 3(3):321-323. [pdf]