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I am interested in the neural factors that underlie neural plasticity and resilience in infants and young children, particularly those who face adverse environments or are at-risk for a language difficulty.
http://www.cne.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/vvec2@cam.ac.uk

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2022

  • Zhu, Y., Leong, V., Hou, Y., Zhang, D., Pan, Y. and Hu, Y., 2022. Instructor–Learner Neural Synchronization During Elaborated Feedback Predicts Learning Transfer Journal of Educational Psychology, v. 114
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000707
  • 2021 (Accepted for publication)

  • Leong, V., Raheel, K., Sim, JY., Kacker, K., Karlaftis, VM., Vassiliu, C., Chen, SHA., Robbins, TW., Sahakian, BJ. and Kourtzi, Z., 2021 (Accepted for publication). A New Remote Guided Method for Supervised Web-Based Cognitive Testing to Ensure High Quality Data Journal of Medical Internet Research, v. 24
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2196/28368
  • 2021

  • Leong, V., Bzdok, D., Paulus, FM., Pelphrey, K., Redcay, E. and Schilbach, L., 2021. Editorial: Social Interaction in Neuropsychiatry. Front Psychiatry, v. 12
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.683158
  • Leong, V., Ham, GX. and Augustine, GJ., 2021. Using Optogenetic Dyadic Animal Models to Elucidate the Neural Basis for Human Parent-Infant Social Knowledge Transmission. Front Neural Circuits, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3389/fncir.2021.731691
  • Marriott Haresign, I., Phillips, E., Whitehorn, M., Noreika, V., Jones, EJH., Leong, V. and Wass, SV., 2021. Automatic classification of ICA components from infant EEG using MARA. Dev Cogn Neurosci, v. 52
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2021.101024
  • 2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • Sela, Y., Santamaria, L., Amichai-Hamburger, Y. and Leong, VV., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Towards a Personalized Multi-Domain Digital Neuro-phenotyping Model for the Detection and Treatment of Mood Trajectories Sensors,
  • Carozza, S. and Leong, VV., 2020 (Accepted for publication). The role of affectionate caregiver touch in early neurodevelopment and parent-infant interactional synchrony Frontiers in Neuroscience,
  • Georgieva, S., Lester, S., Yilmaz, MN., Wass, S., Noreika, V. and Leong, VV., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Towards the understanding of topographical and spectral signatures of infant movement artifacts in naturalistic EEG Frontiers in Neuroscience,
  • 2020

  • Wass, SV., Whitehorn, M., Marriott Haresign, I., Phillips, E. and Leong, V., 2020. Interpersonal Neural Entrainment during Early Social Interaction. Trends Cogn Sci, v. 24
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2020.01.006
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Santamaria, L., Noreika, V., Georgieva, S., Clackson, K., Wass, S. and Leong, VV., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Emotional valence modulates the topology of the parent-infant inter-brain network NeuroImage,
  • Clackson, K., Wass, S., Georgieva, S., Brightman, L., Nutbrown, R., Almond, H., Bieluczyk, J., Carro, G., Rigby Dames, B. and Leong, VV., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Do helpful mothers help? Effects of maternal scaffolding and infant motivation on cognitive performance Frontiers in Psychology,
  • Noreika, V., Georgieva, S., Wass, S. and Leong, VV., 2019 (Accepted for publication). 14 challenges and their solutions for conducting social neuroscience and longitudinal EEG research with infants Infant Behavior and Development,
  • 2019

  • Leong, V. and Schilbach, L., 2019. The promise of two-person neuroscience for developmental psychiatry: using interaction-based sociometrics to identify disorders of social interaction. Br J Psychiatry, v. 215
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2019.73
  • 2018 (No publication date)

  • Wass, S., Noreika, V., Georgieva, S., Clackson, K., Brightman, L., Nutbrown, R. and Leong, VVE., 2018 (No publication date). Parental neural responsivity to infants’ visual attention: how mature brains influence immature brains during social interaction. PLoS Biology,
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Neale, D., Clackson, K., Georgieva, S., Dedetas, H., Scarpate, M., Wass, S. and Leong, VVE., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Towards a neuroscientific understanding of play: A dimensional coding framework for analysing infant-adult play patterns Frontiers in Psychology,
  • Wass, S., Clackson, K., Georgieva, S., Brightman, L., Nutbrown, R. and Leong, VVE., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Infants’ visual sustained attention is higher during joint play than solo play: is this due to increased endogenous attention control or exogenous stimulus capture? Developmental Science,
  • 2018

  • Wass, SV., de Barbaro, K., Clackson, K. and Leong, V., 2018. New meanings of thin-skinned: The contrasting attentional profiles of typical 12-month-olds who show high, and low, stress reactivity. Dev Psychol, v. 54
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000428
  • Wass, SV., Clackson, K. and Leong, V., 2018. Increases in Arousal are More Long-Lasting than Decreases in Arousal: On Homeostatic Failures During Emotion Regulation in Infancy Infancy, v. 23
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/infa.12243
  • 2017

  • Leong, V. and Goswami, U., 2017. Difficulties in auditory organization as a cause of reading backwardness? An auditory neuroscience perspective. Dev Sci, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12457
  • Leong, V., Kalashnikova, M., Burnham, D. and Goswami, U., 2017. The Temporal Modulation Structure of Infant-Directed Speech Open Mind: Discoveries in Cognitive Science,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1162/OPMI_a_00008
  • Leong, VVE., Byrne, E., Clackson, K., Georgieva, S., Lam, S. and Wass, S., 2017. Speaker gaze increases information coupling between infant and adult brains Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v. 114
  • 2016 (Accepted for publication)

  • Wass, S. and Leong, VVE., 2016 (Accepted for publication). Developmental Psychology: How social context influences infants’ attention. Current Biology,
  • 2016

  • Goswami, U., Barnes, L., Mead, N., Power, AJ. and Leong, V., 2016. Prosodic Similarity Effects in Short-Term Memory in Developmental Dyslexia. Dyslexia, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/dys.1535
  • 2015

  • Cumming, R., Wilson, A., Leong, V., Colling, LJ. and Goswami, U., 2015. Awareness of Rhythm Patterns in Speech and Music in Children with Specific Language Impairments. Front Hum Neurosci, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00672
  • Cumming, R., Wilson, A., Leong, V., Colling, LJ. and Goswami, U., 2015. Awareness of Rhythm Patterns in Speech and Music in Children with Specific Language Impairments FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00672
  • Leong, V. and Goswami, U., 2015. Acoustic-Emergent Phonology in the Amplitude Envelope of Child-Directed Speech. PLoS One, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144411
  • 2014

  • Leong, V. and Goswami, U., 2014. Assessment of rhythmic entrainment at multiple timescales in dyslexia: evidence for disruption to syllable timing. Hear Res, v. 308
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.heares.2013.07.015
  • Leong, V. and Goswami, U., 2014. Impaired extraction of speech rhythm from temporal modulation patterns in speech in developmental dyslexia. Front Hum Neurosci, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00096
  • Leong, V., Stone, MA., Turner, RE. and Goswami, U., 2014. A role for amplitude modulation phase relationships in speech rhythm perception. J Acoust Soc Am, v. 136
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1121/1.4883366
  • 2013 (No publication date)

  • Goswami, UC., Soltész, F., Szűcs, D., Leong, V. and White, S., 2013 (No publication date). Differential Entrainment of Neuroelectric Delta Oscillations in Developmental Dyslexia PLoS ONE, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0076608
  • 2013

  • Goswami, U., Mead, N., Fosker, T., Huss, M., Barnes, L. and Leong, V., 2013. Impaired perception of syllable stress in children with dyslexia: A longitudinal study Journal of Memory and Language,
  • Goswami, U., Mead, N., Fosker, T., Huss, M., Barnes, L. and Leong, V., 2013. Impaired perception of syllable stress in children with dyslexia: A longitudinal study Journal of Memory and Language, v. 69
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2013.03.001
  • Goswami, UC., Szűcs, D., Leong, V., White, S. and Soltész, F., 2013. Differential Entrainment of Neuroelectric Delta Oscillations in Developmental Dyslexia PLoS One, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0076608
  • Goswami, U. and Leong, V., 2013. Speech rhythm and temporal structure: Converging perspectives? LABORATORY PHONOLOGY, v. 4
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1515/lp-2013-0004
  • Thomson, JM., Leong, V. and Goswami, U., 2013. Auditory processing interventions and developmental dyslexia: A comparison of phonemic and rhythmic approaches Reading and Writing, v. 26
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-012-9359-6
  • 2011

  • Leong, V., Hamalainen, J., Soltesz, F. and Goswami, U., 2011. Rise time perception and detection of syllable stress in adults with developmental dyslexia J MEM LANG, v. 64
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2010.09.003
  • 2006

  • Ang, RP., Neubronner, M., Oh, SA. and Leong, V., 2006. Dimensionality of rosenberg's self-esteem scale among normal-technical stream students in singapore Current Psychology, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-006-1007-3
  • Datasets

    2021 (No publication date)

  • Karlaftis, V., Papadopoulos, A., Eldridge, M., Ross, P., Leong, V. and Kourtzi, Z., 2021 (No publication date). Research data supporting "i-ABC: a computerised application for online profiling of learning ability and cognitive flexibility"
  • Book chapters

    2016

  • Goswami, U. and Leong, VVE., 2016. Speech rhythm and temporal structure : Converging perspectives?
  • 2015

  • Leong, VVE., Goswami, U. and Power, A., 2015. Neurocognitive basis of auditory processing and phonology in dyslexia
  • Conference proceedings

    2014

  • Leong, V., Kalashnikova, M., Burnham, D. and Goswami, U., 2014. Infant-directed speech enhances temporal rhythmic structure in the envelope Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH,