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  1. Hung, S. -M., Adams, S. W., Molloy, C., Wu, D. A., Shimojo, S., & Arakaki, X. (2023) Practice makes imperfect: stronger implicit interference with practice in individuals at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. GeroScience. LINK.

  2. Hung, S. -M., Wu, D. -A., Hsieh, P. -J., & Shimojo, S. (2023). Extracting probability in the absence of visual awareness. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 1-11. LINK.

  3. Hung, S. M., Wu, D. A., Shimojo, S., & Arakaki, X. (2022). Stronger implicit interference in cognitively healthy older participants with higher risk of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, 14(1), e12340. LINK.

  4. Feng, Y. -J., Hung, S. -M., & Hsieh, P. -J. (2022). Detecting spontaneous deception in the brain. Human Brain Mapping, 1–13. LINK.

  5. Hung, S. M., & Hsieh, P. J. (2022). Mind wandering in sensory cortices. Neuroimage: Reports, 2(1), 100073. LINK.

  6. Arakaki, X., Hung, S. M., Rochart, R., Fonteh, A. N., & Harrington, M. G. (2022). Alpha desynchronization during Stroop test unmasks cognitively healthy individuals with abnormal CSF Amyloid/Tau. Neurobiologyof Aging, 112, 87-101. PDF.

  7. Arechavala, R. J., Liu A., Rochart, R., Kloner, R. A., Wu, -A., Hung, S. -M., Shimojo, S., Fonteh, A.N., Kleinman, M. T., Harrington, M. G., Arakaki, X. (2021) Task switching reveals abnormal brain-heartelectrophysiological signatures in cognitively healthy individuals with abnormal CSF amyloid/tau.International Journal of Psychophysiology, 170, 120-111. LINK.

  8. Hung, S.-M., & Hsieh, P.-J. (2021). Subliminal temporal integration of linguistic information underdiscontinuous flash suppression. Journal of Vision, 21(5):27, 1–10. LINK.

  9. Hung, S. -M., Wu, D. -A., & Shimojo, S. (2020). Task-induced attention guides and gates unconscioussemantic interference. Nature Communications, 11, 2088. LINK.

  10. Hung, S. -M., Styles, S. J., & Hsieh, P. -J. (2017). Can a Word Sound Like a Shape Before You Have Seen It?Sound-Shape Mapping Prior to Conscious Awareness. Psychological Science, 28(3), 263-275. PDF sup

  11. Hung, S. -M., Milea, D., Rukmini, A. V., Najjar, R. P., Tan, J. H., Viénot, F., Dubail, M., Tow, S. L. C., Aung, T.,Gooley, J. J., and Hsieh, P. -J. (2017). Cerebral neural correlates of differential melanopic photic stimulation in humans. NeuroImage, 146, 763–769. PDF sup

  12. Hung, S. -M., Nieh C. -H., and Hsieh, P. -J. (2016). Unconscious processing of facial attractiveness: invisibleattractive faces orient visual attention. Scientific Reports, 6, 37117. LINK

  13. Hung, S. M., & Hsieh, P. J. (2015). Syntactic processing in the absence of awareness and semantics. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41(5), 1376-1384. PDF.

  14. Chou, T. -L., Lee, S. -H., Hung, S. -M., Chen, H, -C. (2012). The role of inferior frontal gyrus in processingChinese classifiers. Neuropsychologia, 50, 1408-1415.


Manuscripts under review

Hung, S. -M., Wu, D. -A., Hsieh, P. -J., & Shimojo, S. (under review). Implicit semantics gates visual awareness. PsyArXiv.


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