Journal Publications



Lee, L. H. J., Tan, S. C. (2020). Teacher learning in lesson study: Affordances, disturbances, contradictions, and implications. Teaching and Teacher Education , 89, 102986. Tier 1.
Wang, X. H., Tan, S, C,. Li, L. (2020). Technostress in university students’ technology-enhanced learning: An investigation from multidimensional person-environment misfit. Computers in Human Behavior , 105, 106208. Tier 1
Chua, S. C. W., Switzer, A. D., Hartman, K., Bhatia, N., & Koh, J. (2020). Assessing undergraduate learning in earth science residential fieldwork. Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning , 10(1). 69-88.
Bhattacharjee, S., Kashyap, R., Chen, S.A., Turki, A., Yoo, WK., and Bashir, S. (2020). The Primary Motor Cortex: More than movement execution. Journal of Motor Behaviour .
Chen, W., Chan, T.W., Wong, L.H., Looi, C.K. et al. (2020) IDC theory: habit and the habit loop. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning 15(1): 10 (2020).
Wong, L.-H., Chan, T.-W., Chen, W., Looi, C.-K., Chen, Z.-H., Liao, C. C. Y., et al. (2020). IDC theory: interest and the interest loop. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 15(1): 3 (2020).
Dlab, M. H., Boticki, I., Hoic-Bozic, N., & Looi, C. K. (2020). Exploring group interactions in synchronous mobile computer-supported learning activities. Computers & Education, 146: 103735.
Wu, L-K., Looi, C-K., Multisilta, J., How, M-L., Choi, H., Hsu, T-C. & Tuomi, P. (2020), Teacher’s Perceptions and Readiness to Teach Coding Skills: A Comparative Study between Finland, Mainland China, Singapore, Taiwan, and South Korea, Asia-Pacific Educational Research Journal, 29, pages21–34 (2020).


Liaw, S. Y., Soh, L. H. S., Khoo, K. T., Wu, T. L., Yap, J. Yeow, L. Ch. Lau, T. C., Lim, W, S., Tan S.C., Choo, H., Wong, L. L., Lim, S. M., Ignacio, J., & Wong, L. F. (2019). Design and evaluation of a 3D virtual environment for collaborative learning in interprofessional team care delivery. Nurse Education Today, 81, 64-71, 2.442. Tier 1.
Tan, S.-C., & Tan, A.-L. (2019). Cogenerative dialogues, emotional conflicts and polyvagal theory: links to science learning. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 15(1), 111-119. Tier 1.
Liaw, S.Y., Tan, K.K., Wu, L.T., Tan, S.C., Choo, H., Yap, J., Lim, S.M., Wong, L., Ignacio, J. (2019). Finding the right blend of technologically enhanced learning environments: Randomized controlled study of the effect of instructional sequences on interprofessional learning. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(5), IF:4.945. Tier 1.
Tan, S. C. (2019). Learning with computers: Generating insights into the development of cognitive tools using cultural historical activity theory. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 35(2), 25-38. Tier 1.
Kashyap. R, Kong R., Bhattacharjee, S., Lia, J., Zhou, H., Yeo, B.T. (2019), Individual specific fMRI subspaces improve Functional Connectivity prediction of Behaviour. Neuroimage, 189, 804-812.
Bhattacharjee, S*, Kashyap, R.*, Desmond, J. E., Rapp, B., Oishi, K., Chen, S. A. (2019); Simulation Analyses of tDCS Montages for the investigation of Dorsal and Ventral pathways. Scientific Reports, 9(1), pp.1-17. -- * Equal Contribution.
Kashyap, R**##., Bhattacharjee, S., Yeo, B.T. and Chen, S.A., (2019). Maximizing Dissimilarity in Resting State detects Heterogeneous Subtypes in Healthy population associated with High Substance-Use and Problems in Antisocial Personality. Human Brain Mapping. ## Editor’s choice for being the Cover-page of journal (
Chan, T., Looi, C.K., Chang, B. et al. (2019) IDC theory: creation and the creation loop. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 14, 26 (2020) doi:10.1186/s41039-019-0120-5.
Wu CY, Zaccarella E, & Friederici AD. (2019). Universal neural basis of structure building evidenced by network modulations emerging from Broca’s area: The case of Chinese. Human Brain Mapping, 40(6), 1705-1717. (Q1; IF: 4.927).
Goodwill, A.M., Campbell, S., Henderson, V.W., Gorelik, A., Dennerstein, L., McClung, M. & Szoeke, C. (2019). Robust norms for neuropsychological tests of verbal episodic memory in Australian women. Neuropsychology, doi: 10.1037/neu0000522 (SJR Q1 Neurospsychology and Physiological Psychology, IF= 2.5).
Hill, E., Goodwill, A.M., Gorelik, A., & Szoeke, C. (2019) Diet and biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Neurobiology of Aging, 76, 54-52 (SJR Q1 Aging, IF=4.3).
Jamieson, A., Goodwill, A. M., Termine, M., Campbell, S., & Szoeke, C. (2019). Depression related cerebral pathology and its relationship with cognitive functioning: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 250, 410-418. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2019.03.042 (SJR Q1 Clinical Psychology, IF= 4.1).
Szoeke, C., Goodwil, A.M., Gorelik, A., Dennerstein L., Caeyenberghs, K., Simpson, S., Hill E., Campbell, S. (2019). Apolipoprotein E4 Mediates the Association Between Midlife Dyslipidemia and Cerebral Amyloid in Aging Women. Journal of Alzheimers Disease, doi: 10.3233/JAD-180815 (SJR Q1 Clinical Psychology, IF= 3.9).
Altun, A., Brown, H., Szoeke, C., & Goodwill, A. M. (2019). The mediterranean dietary pattern and depression risk: A systematic review. Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research, 33, 1-10. doi: (SJR Q4 Neurology (Clinical).
Latella, C., Goodwill, A.M., Muthalib, M., Hendy, A.M., Nosaka, K., & Teo, W.-P. (2019). Effects of eccentric versus concentric contractions of the biceps brachii on intracortical inhibition and facilitation. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 29, 369-379, doi: 10.1111/sms.13334 (SJR Q1 Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, IF=3.6).


Liaw, S. Y., Carpio, G. A. C., Lau, Y., Tan, S. C., Lim, W. S., Goh, P. S. (2018). Multiuser virtual worlds in healthcare education: A systematic review. Nurse Education Today, 65, 136-149, 2.442. Tier 1.
Li, B., Wang, X., Tan, S. C. (2018). What makes MOOC users persist in completing MOOCs? A perspective from network externalities and human factors. Computers in Human Behavior, 85, 385-395. Tier 1.
Kashyap, R., Bhattacharjee, S., Sommer, W., Zhou, C., (2018). Repetition Priming Effects for Famous Faces through Dynamic Causal Modelling of Latency-Corrected Event-Related Brain Potentials. European Journal of Neuroscience.
Looi, C.K. , How, M.L., Wu, L., Seow, P. & Liu, L. (2018), Analysis of Linkages between an Unplugged Activity and the Development of Computational Thinking, Journal of Computer Science Education (NCSE), DOI: 10.1080/08993408.2018.1533297.
How, M.-L., & Looi, C.-K. (2018). Using Grey-based Mathematical Equations of Decision-making as Teaching Scaffolds: from an Unplugged Computational Thinking Activity to Computer Programming. Journal of Computer Science Education in Schools, 2(2), 29-46.
Chan, T. W., Looi, C. K., Chen, W., Wong, L. H., Chang, B., Liao, C. C. Y., … Ogata, H. (2018). Interest-driven creator theory: Towards a theory of learning design for Asia in the twenty-first century. Journal of Computers in Education, 5(4), 435-461.
Hsu, P., Van Dyke, M., Smith, T.J. & Looi, C-K. (2018), Argue like a scientist with technology: the effect of within-gender versus cross-gender team argumentation on science knowledge and argumentation skills among middle-level students. Educational Technology Research and Development 66, 733–766 (2018).
Looi, C-K., Sun, D., Kim, M. S., & Wen, Y. (2018). The Impact of a Professional Development Model for a Mobilized Science Curriculum: A Case Study of Teacher Changes. Research in Science & Technological Education, Volume 36, 2018 - Issue 1, Pages 86-110.
Liu, H., & Hong, H. (2018). An integrated approach to translation teaching & learning in the ubiquitous network environment. Journal of Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Translation Studies, Vol. 5(1), 115-124.
*Archer, J. A., Lee, A., Qiu, A., #Chen, S-H. A. (2018) Working memory, age and education: A lifespan fMRI study. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194878. (Tier1; SJR-Q1; IF-2.806, 1 year).
Prasad, D. K., Liu, S., Chen, S. H. A. , Quek, C. (2018). Sentiment analysis using EEG activities for suicidology. Expert Systems With Applications, 103:206-217. (Tier1; SJR-Q1; IF-3.928, 1 year).
Hill, E., Clifton, P., Goodwill, A. M., Dennerstein, L., Campbell, S., & Szoeke, C. (2018). Dietary patterns and β-amyloid deposition in aging Australian women. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, doi: 10.1016/j.trci.2018.09.007 (SJR Q1 Neurology (Clinical).
Goodwill, A. M., Campbell, S., Simpson Jr, S., Bisignano, M., Chiang, C., Dennerstein, L., & Szoeke, C. (2018). Vitamin D status is associated with executive function a decade later: Data from the Women’s Healthy Ageing Project. Maturitas, 107, 56-62, doi: (SJR Q1 Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, IF=3.6).
Teo, W. P., Goodwill, A. M., Hendy, A. M., Muthalib, M., & Macpherson, H. (2018). Sensory manipulation results in increased dorsolateral prefrontal cortex activation during static postural balance in sedentary older adults: An fNIRS study. Brain and Behaviour, 8, e01109, doi:10.1002/brb3.1109 (SJR Q2 Behavioural Research, IF 2.1).
Mason, J., Frazer, A. K., Pearce, A. J., Goodwill, A. M., Jaberzadeh, S., & Kidgell, D. J. (2018). Determining the early corticospinal-motoneuronal responses to strength training: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Reviews in the Neurosciences, doi:10.1515/revneuro-2018-0054 (SJR Q2 Neuroscience Misc, IF=1.5).


Bhattacharjee, S., & Kashyap, R. (2017). Neuromuscular Characterisation of dysphagia following stroke. International Journal of Applied Medical Sciences, 2(2).
Vissiennon, K., Friederici, A.D., Brauer, J., & Wu, C.Y.*. (2017). Functional Organization of the Language Network in Three- and Six-year-old Children. Neuropsychologia, 98, 24-33. (Q1; IF: 2.888; * Senior author).
Heng G.J., Wu C.Y., Archer J.A., Miyakoshi M., Nakai T., Chen S.H.A. (2017). The role of regional heterogeneity in age-related differences in functional hemispheric asymmetry: An fMRI study. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, Oct 9: 1-24. (Q2; IF: 1.845).
Lee, A. V. Y., & Tan, S. C. (2017). Understanding idea flow: Applying learning analytics in discourse. Learning: Research and Practice, 3(1), 12-29.
Lee, A. V. Y., & Tan, S. C. (2017). Promising ideas for collective advancement of communal knowledge using temporal analytics and cluster analysis. Journal of Learning Analytics, 4(3), 76–101.
Lee, S.-H., Walker, Z.M., Hale, J.B., & *Chen, S.H. A. (2017). Frontal-Subcortical Circuitry in Social Attachment and Relationships: A Cross-Sectional fMRI ALE Meta-Analysis. Behavioural Brain Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2017.02.032. (SJR: Q1, IF-3.002).
*Eng, Z. H. D., Yick, Y. Y., Guo, Y., Xu, H., Reiner, M., Cham, T. J., & #Chen, S. H. A. (2017) 3D faces are recognized more accurately and faster than 2D faces, but with similar inversion effects. Vision Research, 138: 78-85. (Tier1; SJR-Q1; IF-2.315).
*Archer, J. A., Lee, A., Qiu, A., & #Chen, S. H. A. (2017). Functional connectivity of resting-state, working memory and inhibition networks in perceived stress. Neurobiology of Stress. (Tier1; SJR-Q1; TBD).
Goodwill, A. M., & Szoeke, C. (2017). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of low vitamin D on cognition. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 65, 2161-2168. doi:10.1111/jgs.15012 (SJR Q1 Geriatrics and Gerontology IF=4.1).
Goodwill, A. M., Lum, J. A. G., Hendy, A. M., Muthalib, M., Johnson, L., Albein-Urios, N., & Teo, W.-P. (2017). Using non-invasive transcranial stimulation to improve motor and cognitive function in Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports, 7, 14840, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13260-z (SJR Q1 Multidisciplinary, IF=4.0).
Teo, W.-P., Hendy, A. M., Goodwill, A. M., & Loftus, A. M. (2017). Transcranial alternating current stimulation: a potential modulator for pathological oscillations in Parkinson’s disease? Frontiers in Neurology, 8, 185, doi:10.3389/fneur.2017.00185 (SJR Q2 Neurology).


Kashyap, R., Ouyang, G., Sommer, W., & Zhou, C. (2016). Improved Source Localization of Priming Effect of Face Recognition Based on RIDE. Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics (V), 533-539.
Bhattacharjee, S., Mondol, M., Kashyap, R., (2016). Effect of Hypertension and Hypercholesterolemia on Auditory Brainstem Response in Adults. International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 5(4), 267-271.
Wu, C.Y., Vissiennon. K., Friederici, A.D., & Brauer, J. (2016). Preschoolers’ Brains Rely on Semantic Cues Prior to the Mastery of Syntax during Sentence Comprehension. NeuroImage, 126, 256-266. (Q1; IF: 5.835).
Archer JA, Lee A, Qiu A & Chen SHA (2016) A Comprehensive Analysis of Connectivity and Aging Over the Adult Life Span. Brain Connectivity, 6(2): 169-185 DOI: 10.1089/ brain.2015.0345 (SJR Q2 in Neuroscience: IF 3.83).
Tang, K. S., & Tan, S. C. (2016). Intertextuality and multimodal meanings in high school physics: Written and spoken language in computer supported collaborative student discourse. Classroom Discourse, 8(1), 19-35.
Hale, J. B., Chen, S.H.A., Tan, S. C., Poon, K., Fitzer, K.R., & Boyd, L.A. (2016). Reconciling individual differences with collective needs: The juxtaposition of socio-political and neuroscience perspectives on remediation and compensation of student skill deficits. Trends in Neuroscience & Education, 5, 41-51.
Hong, H. (2016). (Invited contribution). The STELLAR Programme: A primary English language teaching initiative in Singapore. Eigokyoiku 英語教育, Vol. 65(5): 33. Taishukan (大修館書店), Japan.
Ng HBT, Kao K-LC, Chan YC, Chew E, Chuang KH, Chen SHA (2016) Modality specificity in the cerebrocerebellar neurocircuitry during working memory. Behavioural Brain Research, 305, 164–173. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.02.027 (SCI; IF: 3.298).
Sobczak-Edmans M, Ng HT, Chan YC, Chew E, Chuang KH & Chen SHA (2016). Temporal Dynamics of Visual Working Memory. NeuroImage, 124, 1021-1030. DOI:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.038 (SCI; IF: 7.289) (1/14 in Neuroimaging, ISI Journal Citation Reports).
Goodwill, A. M., Teo, W.-P., Morgan, P., Daly, R. M., & Kidgell, D. J. (2016). Bihemispheric-tDCS and upper limb rehabilitation improves retention of motor function in chronic stroke: a pilot study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 258. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00258 (SJR Q1 Psychiatry and Mental Health, IF=3.2.


Khor, E. T. (2015). Virtual Collaborative Learning Using Wiki for Adult ODL Learners: The Case of Wawasan Open University. Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 10(2), 1-12.
Kashyap, R., Ouyang, G., Sommer, W., Zhou, C., (2015).Neuroanatomic localization of priming effects for famous faces with latency corrected Event related potentials, Brain Research,1632, 58-72.
Mu, C., Zhang, L., Ehrich, J., & Hong, H. (2015). The use of meta-discourse for knowledge construction in Chinese and English research articles. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, Vol. 20: 135-148.
Archer JA, Lim TZM, The HC, Chang WC, Chen SHA (2015) The effect of age on the relationship between stress, well-being and health in a Singaporean sample. Ageing International, 40:413-425. DOI: 10.1007/s12126-015-9225-3 (SJR Q2 in Social Sciences; SNIP: 0.768).
Liu HS, & Chen, SHA (2015). Neural Correlates of Chinese and Japanese Semantic Processing: A Meta-analysis. Language and Cognitive Science, 1 (1), 77-107.


Tan, S. C., Chen, S. H. A., Goodwill, A., Jamaludin, A., WALKER, Z., & HALE, J. B. (2019). Developing a translating educational neuroscience clearinghouse for the differentiated instruction of diverse learners. Singapore.
A.-L. Tan, S.-C. Tan, & Talaue, F. T. (2016). Professional learning of general science teachers: Epistemic discourse and understanding of scientific epistemology. Singapore.