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Neuro-Psychology Laboratory

Chan, A., Butters, N., Paulson, J., Salmon, D., Swenson, M. & Maloney, L. (1993). An assessment of the semantic network in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, 254-261.

Chan, A., Butters, N., Salmon, D., & McGuire, K. (1993). Dimensionality and clustering in the semantic network of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Psychology and Aging, 8, 411-419.

Chan, A., Butters, N., Salmon, D., & McGuire, K. (1993). Semantic space of patients with Alzheimer's disease and Huntington’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 15, 38.

Chan, A., Butters, N., Salmon, D., Johnson, S., Paulson, J., & Swenson, M. (1995). Comparison of the semantic network in patients with dementia and amnesia. Neuropsychology, 9, 177-186.

Chan, A., Butters, N., Salmon, D., & Johnson, S. (1995) Semantic network abnormality predicts rate of cognitive decline in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 1, 297-303.

Paulsen, J. S., Romero, R., Chan, A., Davis, A. V., Heaton, R. K., & Jeste, D. V. (1996). Impairment of the semantic network in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 63, 109-121.

Chan, A., Butters, N., & Salmon, D. (1997). The deterioration of semantic networks in patients with Alzheimer's disease: A cross-sectional study. Neuropsychologia, 35, 241-248.

Heindel, W., Salmon, D., Fennema-Notestine, C., & Chan, A. (1998). Repetition priming with nonverbal stimuli in patients with dementia of the Alzheimer type. Neuropsychology, 12, 43-51.

Chan, A., Ho, Y. C., & Cheung, M. C. (1998). Music training improves verbal memory. Nature, 396, 128.

Chan, A., Salmon, D., Nordin, S., Murphy, C., & Razani, J. (1998). Abnormality of semantic network in patients with Alzheimer’s disease: Evidence from verbal, perceptual and olfactory domains. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 855, 681-685.

Chan, A., Salmon, D., & DeLaPena, J (1999). Conceptual and perceptual contributions to the acquisition and retention of text-specific reading skill in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 21, 325-340.

Chan, A., & Wong, M. (1999). Performance of 7- to 95-year-old individuals in a Chinese version of the category fluency test. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 5, 525-533.

Chan, A., Chiu, H., Lam, L., Pang, A., & Chow, L. Y. (1999). A breakdown of event schemas in patients with schizophrenia: An examination of their script for dining at restaurants. Psychiatry Research, 87, 169-181.

Cheung, M., Chan, A. S., Law, S., Chan, J., Tse, V., & Kong H. (1999). Cognitive functions of patients with and without MRI evidence of temporal lobe lesions after radiotherapy for their nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Neurology, 52, A200.

Ho, H S., Chan, A. S., Poon, W. S., & Wong, C. W. (1999). Comparison of neuropsychological sequelae of microsurgical clipping and endovascular embolization as treatments for ACoA aneurysms. Neurology, 52, A240-A241.

Salmon, D., Butters, N., & Chan, A. (1999). The deterioration of semantic memory in Alzheimer's disease. The Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53, 108-116.

Chan, A., Kwok, I., Chui, H., Lam, L., Pang, A., & Chow, L. Y. (2000). Memory and organizational strategies in chronic and acute schizophrenic patients. Schizophrenia Research, 41, 431-445.

Chan, A., Cheung, M. C., Ho, Y. C., & He, W. J. (2000). Localized brain activation by selective tasks improves specific cognitive functions in humans. Neuroscience Letters, 283, 162-164.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A., Law, S., Chan, J., & Tse, V. (2000). Cognitive function of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma with and without temporal lobe radionecrosis. Archives of Neurology, 57, 1347-1352.

Chan, A., Salmon, D., & DeLaPena, J. (2001) Abnormal semantic network for “animals” but not “tools” in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Cortex, 37, 197-217.

Chan A., Choi M. K., & Salmon D. P. (2001). The effect of age, education, and gender on the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale performance of Chinese and American elderly. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 56B, 6, 356-363.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Chan, Y. L., Yeung, D. K. W., Lam, J. M. K., He, W. J., & Chung, M. C. B. (2001). Variations in memory performance: Hippocampal versus frontal involvement. NeuroImage, 13, 648.

Chan, A., Ho, S., & Poon, W. S. (2002) Neuropsychological sequelae of patients treated with microsurgical clipping or endovascular embolization for anterior communicating artery aneurysm. European Neurology, 47, 37-44.

Chan, A., Tam, J., Murphy, C., Chiu, H., & Lam, L. (2002). Utility of olfactory identification test for diagnosing Chinese patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 24, 251-259.

Bondi, M. W., Serody, A. B., Chan, A. S., Eberson-Shumate, S. C., Delis, D. C., Hansen, L. A., & Salmon, D. P. (2002). Cognitive and neuropathologic correlates of Stroop color-word test performance in Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychology, 16, 335-343.

Guo, Q. H., Lu, C. Z., Chan, S. Y., Hong, Z. Dong, Q. (2002). Research of auditory verbal memory impairment following stroke of different subcerebral structures. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 10, 81-84. [in Chinese]

Cheung, M. C., & Chan, (2003). Memory impairment in humans after bilateral damage to lateral temporal neocortex. Neuroreport, 14, 371-374.

Chan, A., Choi, A., Chiu, H., & Lam, L. (2003). Clinical validity of the Chinese version of Mattis Dementia Rating Scale in differentiating dementia of Alzheimer’s type in Hong Kong. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 45-55.

Au, A., Chan, A., & Chui, H. (2003). Verbal learning in Alzheimer’s dementia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 363-375.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A., Law, S. C., Chan, J. H., & Tse, V. K. (2003). Impact of radionecrosis on cognitive dysfunction in patients following radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Cancer, 97, 2019-2026.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A., Law, S. C., Chan, J. H., & Tse, V. K. (2003). Alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) improves the cognitive functions of patients with radionecrosis. Neurology, 60, A20.

Chan, A., He, W. J., Cheung, M. C., Bai, Z. K., Poon, W. S., Sun, D., Zhu, X. L., & Chan Y. L (2003). Cutaneous stimulation improves function of a chronic patient with cerebellar damage. European Journal of Neurology, 10, 265-269.

Chan, A., & Ho, Y. C. (2003). Things aren’t as bad as they seem: A comment on Storms et al. (2003). Neuropsychology, 17, 247-254.

Ho, Y. C., Cheung, M. C., & Chan, A. (2003). Music training improves verbal but not visual memory: Cross-sectional and longitudinal explorations in children. Neuropsychology, 12, 439-450.

Au, A., Chan, A. S., & Chiu, H. (2003). Conceptual organization in Alzheimer’s dementia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 25, 737-750.

Chan, A., Shum, D., & Cheung, R. (2003). Recent development of cognitive and neuropsychological assessment in Asian countries. Psychological Assessment, 15, 257-267.

Woo, J., Lau, E., Ho, S.C., Cheng, F., Chan, C., Chan A. S., Haines, C. J., Chan, T. Y. K., Li, M., & Sham, A. (2003). Comparison of pueraria lobata with hormone replacement therapy in treating the adverse health consequences of menopause. Menopause, 10, 352-361.

Cheung, R., Cheung, M. C., & Chan, A. (2004). Confrontation naming in Chinese patients with left, right and bilateral brain damage. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 10, 46-53.

Chan, A., Cheung, M. C., Law, S. C., & Chan, J. H., (2004). Phase II study of Alpha-Tocopherol in improving the cognitive function of patients with temporal lobe radionecrosis. Cancer, 100, 398-404.

Wong, A., Mok, V. C., Yim, P., Fu, M., Lam, W. W., Hui, A. C., Yau, C., Chan, A. S., & Wong, K. S. (2004). The executive clock drawing task (CLOX) is a poor screening test for executive dysfunction in Chinese elderly patients with subcortical ischemic vascular disease. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 11, 493-497.

Chan, A., Sze, S. & Cheung, M. C. (2004). Neuroanatomical basis in the temporal lobe in processing living things. Neuropsychology, 18, 700-709.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A., Chan, Y., Lam, J. M., & Cheung, R. W. (2004). Naming impairment in the Chinese patients with left temporal lobe epilepsy: A fMRI study. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 19, 940.

Ho, Y., & Chan, A. (2004). Comparing the effects of Chinese national tile game and reading on the cognitive reserve of the elderly. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 19, 976.

Ho, Y., & Chan, A. (2005). Comparing the effects of mahjong playing and reading on cognitive reserve of the elderly. Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, 6, 5-26.

Chan, A., Cheung, J., Leung, W. M., Cheung, R. & Cheung M. C. (2005). Verbal expression and comprehension deficits in young children with autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2, 117-124.

Chan, A., Ho, Y., Cheung, M., Albert, M., Chiu, H. & Lam, L. (2005). Association between mind-body and cardiovascular exercises and memory in older adults. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 53, 1754-1760.

Chan, A. (2005). Asian cross cultural issues in diagnosing dementia. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, 1, S106-S107.

Chan, A. & Leung, W. (2006). Differentiating autistic children with quantitative encephalography: A 3-month longitudinal study. Journal of Child Neurology, 21, 391-399.

Chan, A. (2006). Conducting functional magnetic resonance imaging studies on children: An adaptive process. Journal of Bio-education, 1, 50-53.

Chan, A., Cheung, M. C., Chan, Y. L., Yeung, D. K., & Lam, W. (2006). Bilateral frontal activation associated with cutaneous stimulation of elixir field: An fMRI study. American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 34, 207-216.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Chan, Y. L., Lam, J. M., & Lam, W. (2006). Effects of illness duration on memory processing of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia, 47, 1320-1328.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Chan, Y. L., & Lam, J. M. (2006). Language lateralization of Chinese-English bilingual patients with temporal lobe epilepsy: a functional MRI study. Neuropsychology, 20(5), 589-597.

Chan, A. S., & Cheung, M. C. (2007). Pre-activating the mesial temporal lobe facilitates learning. Neuroscience Letters, 411, 194-199.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., & Cheung, M. C. (2007). Quantitative electroencephalographic profiles for children with autistic spectrum disorder. Neuropsychology, 21(1), 74-81.

Ro, S. C., Chan, A. S., Ho, Y. P., So, E. K. F., Sham, A., Zee, B., & Woo, J. L. F. (2007). Effects of soy isoflavone supplementation on cognitive function in Chinese postmenopausal women: A double-blind, randomized, controlled trial. Menopause, 14, 489-499.

Chan, A. S., Han, Y. M., & Cheung, M. C. (2008). Electroencephalographic (EEG) measurements of mindfulness-based triarchic body-pathway relaxation technique: A pilot study. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33, 39-47.

Chan, A. S., Cheung, M. C., Sze, S. L., Leung, W. W., & Cheung, R. W. (2008). Measuring vocabulary by free expression and recognition tasks: Implications for assessing children, adolescents and young adults. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30, 892-902.

Chan, A. , Sze, S., & Shi, D. (2008). Traditional Chinese mind-body exercises improve self control ability of an adolescent with Asperger’s disorder. Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, 9, 225-239.

Cheung, M.C., & Chan, A.S. (2008). Measures for Brand Knowledge: Comparison of Testing Formats, Languages and Product Categories. Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, 9, 153-167. 

Chan, A. S., Cheung, M. C., Sze, S., & Leung, W. (2009). Seven-star needle stimulation improves language and social interaction of children with autistic spectrum disorders. American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 37, 495-504.

Chan, A., Cheung, M., Han, Y., Sze, S., Leung, W. Man, H., & To, C. (2009). Executive function deficits and neural discordance in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120, 1107-1115.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Lam, J. M. K. & Chan, Y. L. (2009). Pre- and postoperative fMRI and clinical memory performance in temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 80, 1099-1106.

Wong, G. K., Wong, R., Mok, V. C., Fan, D. , Leung, G., Wong, A., Chan, A., Zhu, C. X., & Poon, W. S. (2009). Clinical study on cognitive dysfunction after spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage: patient profiles and relationship to cholinergic dysfunction. Acta Neurochirurgica, 151, 1601-1607.

Wong, G., K., Wong, R., Mok, V., Wong, A., Fan, D., Leung, G., Chan, A. & Poon, W. S. (2009). Rivastigmine for cognitive impairment after spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage: a pilot study. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 34, 657-663.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Lam, J. M. K. & Chan, Y. L. (2009). Increased theta coherence during Chinese reading. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 74, 132-138.

Chan, A., Sze, S., Cheung, M. C., Lam, J. M. & Shi, D. (2009). Dejian mind-body intervention improves the functioning of a patient with chronic epilepsy: a case report. Cases Journal, 2, 9080, doi:10.1186/1757-1626-2-9080.


Razani, J., Chan, A., Nordin, S., & Murphy, C. (2010). Semantic networks for odors and colors in Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychology, 24, 291-299.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Sze, S. Leung, W. & To, C. Y. (2010). Verbal memory deficits in relation to organization strategy in high- and low-functioning autistic children. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4, 764-771.

Huang, Z., Zhang, J.X., Yang, Z., Dong, G., Wu, J., Chan, A.S. & Weng, X (2010). Verbal memory retrieval engages visual cortex in musicians. Neuroscience, 168, 179-189.

Cheung, M.C., Chan, A.S., & Sze, S.L. (2010). Electrophysiological correlates of brand names. Neuroscience Letters, 485, 178-182.

Cheung, M.C., & Chan, A.S., (2010). fMRI activation associated with brand names: A category of proper nouns. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120, S210.

Cheung, M.C., & Chan, A.S., (2010). Change in EEG activity associated with positive mood change after cutaneous stimulation over Shenmen. Clinical Neurophysiology, 121, S245.

Cheung, M.C., Chan, A.S., Wu, J., & Sze, S. L. (2010). Micro-current electrical stimulation at bilateral wrist hand area facilitates changes in EEG activities associated with reduction in arousal: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 77, 319.

Chan, A. S., Cheung, M. C., Tsui, W. J., Sze, S. L. & Shi, D. (2011). Dejian mind-body intervention on depressive mood of community-dwelling adults: a randomized controlled trail. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, doi:10.1093/ecam/nep043.

Chan, A., Cheung, M.C., Sze, S., Leung, W. & Shi, D. (2011). An herbal nasal drop enhanced frontal and anterior cingulate cortex activity. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, doi:10.1093/ecam/nep198.

Chan, A., Han, Y., Sze, S., Cheung, M. Leung, W., Chan, R & To, C. (2011). Disordered connectivity associated with memory deficits in children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 237-245.

Chan, A., Han, W., Leung, W., Leung, C., Wong, V., & Cheung, M. (2011). Abnormalities in the anterior cingulate cortex associated with attentional and inhibitory control deficits: A neurophysiological study on children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 254-266.

Han, Y., Leung, W., Wong, C. Lam, J., Cheung, M., & Chan, A. (2011). Lymphocyte subset alterations related to executive function deficits and repetitive stereotyped behavior in autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 486-494.

Hu, F. K., Samuel, A. G.. & Chan, A. S. (2011) Eliminating inhibition of return by changing salient nonspatial attributes in a complex environment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 140, 35-90.

Chan, A. S., Cheung, M. C., Sze, S. L., Leung, W. W. & Shi, D. (2011). Shaolin Dan Tian breathing fosters relaxed and attentive mind: A randomized controlled neuro-electrophysiological study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, doi:10.1155/2011/180704.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., Cheung, M. C., Han, Y. M., Leung, W. W. & Shi, D. (2011) Dejian mind-body intervention improves the cognitive functions of a child with autism. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, doi:10.1155/2011/549254

Chan, A., Wong, Q. Y., Sze, S. L., Kwong, P. P. K., Han, Y. M. Y., & Cheung, M. C. (2012). A Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention improves sleep on patients with depression: a randomized controlled trial. The ScientificWorldJournal, doi:10.1100/2012/235206

Chan, A., Sze, S. L., Han, Y. M. Y., & Cheung, M. C. (2012). A Chan dietary intervention enhances executive functions and anterior cingulate activity in autism spectrum disorders: a randomized controlled trial. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012, 262136.

Chan, A. S., Wong, Q. Y., Sze S. L., Kwong, P. P. K., Han, Y. M. Y., & Cheung, M. C. (2012). A Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention for patients with depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 142, 283-289.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., Siu, N. Y., Lau, E. M., & Cheung, M. C. (2013). A Chinese mind-body exercise improves self-control of children with autism: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE, 8, e68184.

Chan, A. S., Han, Y. M. Y., Sze, S. L., Wong, Q. Y., & Cheung, M. C. (2013). A randomized controlled neurophysiological study of a Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention in patients with major depressive disorder. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013, 812096. doi:10.1155/2013/812096.

Han, Y. M. Y., Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., Cheung, M. C., Wong, C. K., Lam, J. M. K., & Poon, P. M. K. (2013). Altered immune function associated with disordered neural connectivity and executive dysfunctions: A neurophysiological study on children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 662-674.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., & Han, Y. M. Y. (2014). An intranasal herbal medicine improves executive functions and activates the underlying neural network in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 681-691.

Yu, R., Woo, J., Chan, A. S., & Sze, S. L. (2014). A Chinese Chan-based mind-body intervention improves psychological well-being and physical health of community-dwelling elderly: A pilot study. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 9, 727-736.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., & Han, Y. M. (2014). An intranasal herbal medicine improves executive functions and activates the underlying neural network in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8(6), 681-691.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., Woo, J., & Yu, R. H. (2014). A Chinese Chan-based lifestyle intervention improves memory of older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6, 50, doi:10.3389/fnagi.2014.00050.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Han, Y. M., & Sze, S. L. (2014). Brain activity during resting state in relation to academic performance evidence of neural efficiency. Journal of Psychophysiology, 28, 47-53.

Yeung, M. K., Han, Y. M. Y., Sze, S. L., & Chan, A. S. (2014). Altered right frontal cortical connectivity during facial emotion recognition in children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 1567-1577.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., & Yip, J. (2015). Microcurrent stimulation at Shenmen acupoint facilitates EEG associated with sleepiness and positive mood: a randomized controlled electrophysiological study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2015, 182837.

Han, Y. M. Y., Sze, S. L., Wong, C. K., & Chan, A. S. (2015). Intranasal Borneol Improves the Behavioral Problems and Enhances the Immunologic Function in Children with Autism. J Pharmacogn Nat Prod, 1, 114.

Chan, A. S., Sze, S. L., Cheung, M. C., & Han, Y. M. (2016). Development and application of neuropsychology in Hong Kong: implications of its value and future advancement. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 30(8), 1236-1251.

Yeung, M. K., Han, Y. M., Sze, S. L., & Chan, A. S. (2016). Abnormal frontal theta oscillations underlie the cognitive flexibility deficits in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Neuropsychology, 30(3), 281.

Yeung, M. K., Sze, S. L., Woo, J., Kwok, T., Shum, D. H., Yu, R., & Chan, A. S. (2016). Altered frontal lateralization underlies the category fluency deficits in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a near-infrared spectroscopy study. Frontiers in aging neuroscience, 8.

Yeung, M. K., Sze, S. L., Woo, J., Kwok, T., Shum, D. H., Yu, R., & Chan, A. S. (2016). Reduced Frontal Activations at High Working Memory Load in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 42(5-6), 278-296.

Han, Y. M., & Chan, A. S. (2017). Disordered cortical connectivity underlies the executive function deficits in children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 61, 19-31.

Han, Y. M., Cheung, W. K., Wong, C. K., Sze, S. L., Cheng, T. W., Yeung, M. K., & Chan, A. S. (2017). Distinct Cytokine and Chemokine Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Frontiers in Immunology, 8.

Cheung, M. C., Chan, A. S., Liu, Y., Law, D., & Wong, C. W. (2017). Music training is associated with cortical synchronization reflected in EEG coherence during verbal memory encoding. PloS one, 12(3), e0174906.

Chan, A. S., Cheung, W. K., Yeung, M. K., Woo, J., Kwok, T., Shum, D. H., ... & Cheung, M. C. (2017). A Chinese Chan-based Mind-Body Intervention Improves Memory of Older Adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9.