Please note that this page only contains publications from the past ten years (i.e., till 2012). For a full list of the Lab’s publications, please see here.


Lin, C., Huang, C. M., Karim, H. T., Liu, H. L., Lee T. M. C., Wu, C. W., Toh, C. H., Tsai, Y. F., Yen, T. H., & Lee, S. H. (2021). Greater white matter hyperintensities and the association with executive function in suicide attempters with late-life depression. Neurobiology of Aging.

Hou, W. K., Lee, T. M. C., Liang, L., Li, T. W., Liu, H., Tong, H., Ben-Ezra, M., Goodwin, R. (2021). Psychiatric symptoms and behavioral adjustment during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from two population-representative cohorts. Translational Psychiatry, 11, 174.

Raine, A., Fung, A. L. C., Gao, Y., & Lee, T. M. C. (2021). Omega-3 supplementation, child antisocial behavior, and psychopathic personality: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, stratified, parallel group trial. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 30, 303-312.

Vester, J. C., Buzoianu, A. D., Florian, S. I., Hömberg, V., Kim, S. H., Lee T. M. C, Matula, C., Poon, W. S., Sandesc, D., von Steinbüchel, N., Strilciuc, S., Vos, P. E., von Wild, K., &  Muresanu D. (2021). Cerebrolysin after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: Prospective meta-analysis of the CAPTAIN trial series. Neurological Sciences, 1-11.

Hou, W. K., Lee, T. M. C., Liang, L., Li, T. W., Liu, H., Ettman, C. K., & Galea, S. (2021). Civil unrest, COVID‑19 stressors, anxiety, and depression in the acute phase of the pandemic: A population‑based study in Hong Kong. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Hou, W. K., Tong, H., Liang, L., Li, T. W., Liu, H., Ben-Ezra, M., Goodwin, R. & Lee, T. M. C. (2021). Probable anxiety and components of psychological resilience amid COVID-19: A population-based study. Journal of Affective Disorders282, 594-601.

Wong, C. H., Liu, J., Lee, T. M. C., Tao, J., Wong, A. W., Chau, B. K. H., Chen, L., & Chan, C. C. (2021). Fronto-cerebellar connectivity mediating cognitive processing speed. NeuroImage226, 117556.

Lam, C. L., Mouchlianitis, E., Lee, T. M. C., & Yiend, J. (2021). Anxiety mediates the relationship between interpretation bias and paranoia in patients with persistent persecutory beliefs. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping34(1), 96-106.

Chang, D. H., Jiang, B., Wong, N. H., Wong, J. J., Webster, C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2021). The human posterior cingulate and the stress-response benefits of viewing green urban landscapes. NeuroImage, 226, 117555.

Yuan, J., Li, H., Long, Q., Yang, J., Lee, T. M. C., & Zhang, D. (2021). Gender role, but not sex, shapes humans’ susceptibility to emotion. Neuroscience Bulletin, 37, 201-216.



Tso, W. W., Wong, R. S., Tung, K. T., Rao, N., Fu, K. W., Yam, J. C., Chua, G. T., Chen, E. Y., Lee, T. M. C., Chan, S. K. W., Wong, W. H. S., Xiong, X., Chiu, C. S., Li, X., Wong, K., Leung, C., Tsang, S. K. M., Chan, G. C. F., Tam, P. K. H., Chan, K. L., Kwan, M. Y. W., Ho, M. H. K., Chow, C. B., Wong, I. C. K., & Ip, P. (2020). Vulnerability and resilience in children during the COVID-19 pandemic. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1-16.

Wu, J., Tong, H., Liu, Z., Tao, J., Chen, L., Chan, C. C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Neurobiological effects of perceived stress are different between adolescents and middle-aged adults. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 1-9.

Gao, M., Wong, C. H., Huang, H., Shao, R., Huang, R., Chan, C. C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Connectome-based models can predict processing speed in older adults. NeuroImage223, 117290.

Qi, D., Lam, C. L., Wong, J. J., Chang, D. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Positive affect is inversely related to the salience and emotion network’s connectivityBrain Imaging and Behavior, 1-9.

Gao, M., Shao, R., Huang, C. M., Liu, H. L., Chen, Y. L., Lee, S. H., Lin, C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). The relationship between loneliness and working-memory-related frontoparietal network connectivity in people with major depressive disorder. Behavioural brain research, 393, 112776.

Lam, C. L. M., Leung, C. J., Yiend, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). The implication of cognitive processes in emotional bias. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 114, 156-157. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.04.022

Sin, E. L. L., Shao, R., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). The executive control correlate of loneliness in healthy older people. Aging & Mental Health, 1-8. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1749832

Lam, B. Y. H., Raine, A., Fung, A. L. C., Gao, Y., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Caregivers’ grit moderates the relationship between children’s executive function and aggression. Frontiers in Psychology11, 636. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1749832

Lin, C., Huang, C. M., Fan, Y. T., Liu, H. L., Chen, Y. L., Aizenstein, H.J., Lee, T. M. C., Lee, S. H. (2020). Cognitive reserve moderates effects of white matter hyperintensity on depressive symptoms and cognitive function in late-life depression. Frontiers in Psychiatry11, 249. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00249

Wong, J., Chang, D. H. F., Qi, D., Men, W., Gao, J. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). The pontine-driven somatic gaze tract contributes to affective processing in humans. NeuroImage, 116692. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116692

Zhang, R., Kranz, G. S., Zou, W., Deng, Y., Huang, X., Lin, K., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Rumination network dysfunction in major depression: A brain connectome study. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry98, 109819. doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2019.109819

Yu, J., Lam, C. L. M., Man, I. S. C., Shao, R., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Multi-session anodal prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation does not improve executive functions among older adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society26(4), 372-381. doi: 10.1017/S1355617719001206.



Leung, C. J., Fosuaah, A., Frerichs, J., Heslin, M., Kabir, T., Lee, T. M. C., McGuirel, P., Meek, C., Mouchlianitis, E., Nath, A. S., Peter, E., Shergill, S., Stahl, D., Trottal, A., & Yiend, J. (2019). A qualitative study of the acceptability of cognitive bias modification for paranoia (CBM-pa) in patients with psychosis. BMC Psychiatry19(1), 225. doi: 10.1186/s12888-019-2215-3.

Huang, C. M., Fan, Y. T., Lee, S. H., Liu, H. L., Chen, Y. L., Lin, C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2019). Cognitive reserve-mediated neural modulation of emotional control and regulation in people with late-life depression. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience14(8), 849-860. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsz054.

Zhong, B., Niu, W., Broadbent, E., McDaid, A., Lee, T. M. C., & Zhang, M. (2019). Bringing psychological strategies to robot-assisted physiotherapy for enhanced treatment efficacyFrontiers in Neuroscience13, 984. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00984

Yu, J., Tao, Q., Zhang, R., Chan, C. C. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2019). Can fMRI discriminate between deception and false memory? A meta-analytic comparison between deception and false memory studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.06.027

Sun, W., Ling, J., Zhu, X., Lee, T. M. C., & Li, S. X. (2019). Associations of Weekday-to-Weekend Sleep Differences with Academic Performance and Health-Related Outcomes in School-age Children and Youths. Sleep Medicine Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2019.04.003

Zhang, R., Kranz, G. S., & Lee, T. M. C.. (2019). Functional connectome from phase synchrony at resting state is a neural fingerprint. Brain Connectivity9(7), 519-528. doi: 10.1089/brain.2018.0657

Lau, E. Y., Wong, M. L., Rusak, B., Lam, Y. C., Wing, Y. K., Tseng, C. H., & Lee, T. M. C.. (2019). The coupling of short sleep duration and high sleep need predicts riskier decision making. Psychology & Health, 1-8. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2019.1594807

Yang, Q., Shao, R., Zhang, Q., Li, C., Li, Y., Li, H., & Lee, T. M. C.. (2019). When morality opposes the law: An fMRI investigation into punishment judgments for crimes with good intentions. Neuropsychologia127, 195-203. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.01.020

Tso, W. W., Liu, A. P., Lee, T. M. C., Cheuk, K. L., Shing, M. K., Luk, C. W., Ling, S. C., Ku, D. T., Li, K., Yung, A. W., & Fung, C. W. (2019). Neurocognitive function, performance status, and quality of life in pediatric intracranial germ cell tumor survivors. Journal of Neuro-oncology141(2), 393-401. doi: 10.1007/s11060-018-03045-3

Lin, C., Lee, S. H., Huang, C. M., Chen, G. Y., HO, P. S., Liu, H. L. A., Chen, Y. L., Lee, T. M. C., & Wu, S. C. (2019). Increased brain entropy of resting-state fMRI mediates the relationship between depression severity and perceived quality of life in late-life depressed elderly. Journal of Affective Disorders250, 270-277. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.03.012

Yu, J., & Lee, T. M. C.. (2019). The longitudinal decline of white matter microstructural integrity in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and its association with executive function. Neurobiology of Aging76, 62-70. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.12.005

Wong, N. M. L., Shao, R., Wu, J., Tao, J., Chen, L., & Lee, T. M. C. (2019). Cerebellar neural markers of susceptibility to social isolation and positive affective processingBrain Structure and Function224(9), 3339-3351. doi: 10.1007/s00429-019-01965-y.

Wong, N. M. L., Shao, R., Yeung, P. P. S., Khong, P. L., Hui, E. S., Schooling, C. M., Leung, G. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2019). Negative affect shared with siblings is associated with structural brain network efficiency and loneliness in adolescents. Neuroscience421, 39-47. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.09.028

Shao, R., Liu, H. L., Huang, C. M., Chen, Y. L., Gao, M., Lee, S. H., Lin, C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2019). Loneliness and depression dissociated on parietal-centered networks in cognitive and resting states. Psychological Medicine, 1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0033291719002782

Zhang, C., Lee, T. M. C.., Fu, Y., Ren, C., Chan, C. C., & Tao, Q. (2019). Properties of cross-modal occipital responses in early blindness: An ALE meta-analysis. NeuroImage: Clinical, 102041. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102041



Chan, C. Y. H., Chan, A. B., Lee, T. M. C., & Hsiao, J. H. (2018). Eye-movement patterns in face recognition are associated with cognitive decline in older adults. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review25(6), 2200-2207. doi:10.3758/s13423-017-1419-0

Chau, B. K., Keuper, K., Lo, M., So, K. F., Chan, C. C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Meditation-induced neuroplastic changes of the prefrontal network are associated with reduced valence perception in older people. Brain and Neuroscience Advances2, 1-12. doi: 10.1177/2398212818771822

Cheung, M. S. L., Sin, E. L. L., Lam, M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). The relationship between rumination and autobiographical memory specificity in people with depression. Neuropsychiatry8, 1310-1318. doi: 10.4172/Neuropsychiatry.1000460

Gao, Y., Zhang, W., Eisenbarth, H., Fung, A. L. C., Lu, M., Raine, A., Lee, T. M. C., & Li, X. (2018). P3 amplitude and psychopathic traits in youths: Distinct contributions of the grandiose-manipulative and daring-impulsivity traits. Personality and Individual Differences120,87–94.doi:10.1016/j.paid.2017.08.017

Hong, W. J., Tao, J., Wong, A. W. K., Yang, S., Leung, M. T., Lee, T. M. C., Demeyere, N., Lau, S. C. L., Chien, C. W., Chan, C. C. H, & Chen. L. (2018). Psychometric Properties of the Chinese (Putonghua) Version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen (OCS-P) in Sub-acute Post-Stroke Patients without Neglect. BioMed Research International, Article ID 6827854, 1-12. doi:10.1155/2018/6827854

Hou, W. K., Lau, K. M., Shum, T. C. Y., Cheng, A. C. K., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Do concordances of social support and relationship quality predict psychological distress and well-being of cancer patients and caregivers? European Journal of Cancer Care27(4), e12857. doi:10.1111/ecc.12857

Keuper, K., Terrighena, E. L., Chan, C. C. H., Junghoefer, M., & Lee T. M. C.(2018). How the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Controls Affective Processing in Absence of Visual Awareness – Insights from a Combined EEG-rTMS Study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience12, 412. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00412

Lam, C. L. M., Liu, H. L., Huang, C. M., Wai, Y. Y., Lee, S. H., Yiend, J., Lin, C. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). The neural correlates of perceived energy levels in older adults with late-life depression. Brain Imaging and Behaviour, 1-9. doi:10.1007/s11682-018-9940-y

Lam, W. W. T., Ng, D., Wong, S., Lee, T. M. C., Kwong, A., & Fielding, R. (2018). The role of cognitive bias in relation to persistent distress among women diagnosed with breast cancer. PsychoOncology27(3), 983-989. doi:10.1002/pon.4620

Lau, W. K. W., Leung, M. K., Wing, Y. K., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Potential mechanisms of mindfulness in improving sleep and distress. Mindfulness9(2), 547-555. doi:10.1007/s12671-017-0796-9

Leung, C. J., Cheng, L., Yu, J., Yiend, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Six-month longitudinal associations between cognitive functioning and distress among the community-based elderly in Hong Kong: A cross-lagged panel analysis. Psychiatry Research265, 77-81. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.04.045

Leung, M. K., Lau, W. K. W., Chan, C. C. H., Wong, S. S. Y., Fung, A. L. C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Meditation-induced neuroplastic changes in amygdala activity during negative affective processing. Social Neuroscience13(3), 277-288. doi:10.1080/17470919.2017.1311939

Ng, S. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). The mediating role of hardiness in the relationship between perceived loneliness and depressive symptoms among older people. Aging and Mental Health, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1550629

Shao, R., Lau, W. K. W., Leung, M. K., & Lee. T. M. C. (2018). Subgenual anterior cingulate-insula resting-state connectivity as a neural correlate to trait and state stress resilience. Brain and Cognition124, 73-81. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2018.05.001

Sin, E. L. L., Liu, H. L., Lee, S. H., Huang, C. M., Wai, Y. Y., Chen, Y. L., Chan, C. C. H., Lin, C. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). The relationships between brain structural changes and perceived loneliness in older adults suffering from late-life depression. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry33(4), 606-612. doi:10.1002/gps.4831

Sin, E. L. L., Shao, R., Geng, X., Cho, V., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). The neuroanatomical basis of two subcomponents of rumination: A VBM study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience12, 324. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2018.00324

Sun, D., Shao, R., Wang, Z. X., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Perceived gaze direction modulates neural processing of prosocial decision making. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience12, 52. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2018.00052

Sun, W., Li, S. X., Wang, G., Dong, S., Jiang, Y., Spruyt, K., Ling, J., Zhu, Q., Lee, T. M. C., & Jiang, F. (2018). Association of Sleep and Circadian Activity Rhythm with Emotional Face Processing among 12-month-old Infants. Scientific reports8(1), 3200. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21448-0

Wong, N. M. L., Yeung, P. P. S., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). A developmental social neuroscience model for understanding loneliness in adolescence. Social Neuroscience13, 94–103. doi:10.1080/17470919.2016.1256832

Wu, J. S., Geng, X. J., Shao, R., Wong, N. M. L., Tao, J., Chen, L. D., Chan, C. C. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Neurodevelopmental changes in the relationship between stress perception and prefrontal-amygdala functional circuitry. NeuroImage: Clinical20, 267-274. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2018.07.022

Yu, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2018). Profiles of cognitive impairments in an older age community sample: A latent class analysis. Neuropsychology32(1), 102-109. doi:10.1037/neu0000391



Cheng, L., Lau, W. K. W., Fung, T. K. H., Lau, B. W. M., Chau, B. K. H., Liang, Y., Wang, Z., So, K. F., Wang, T., Chan, C. C. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). PM2.5exposure suppresses dendritic maturation in subgranular zone in aged rats. Neurotoxicity Research32, 50–57. doi:10.1007/s12640-017-9710-4

Cotier, F. A., Zhang, R., Lee, T. M. C. (2017). A longitudinal study of the effect of short-term meditation training on functional network organization of the aging brain. Scientific Reports7, 598. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00678-8

Fu, K. W., Ho, F. K. W., Rao, N., Jiang, F., Li, S. L., Lee, T. M. C., Chan, S. H. S., Yung, A. W. Y., Young, M. E., & Ip, P. (2017). Parental restriction reduces the harmful effects of in bedroom electronic devices. Archives of Disease in Childhood102, 1125–1131. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2017-312639

Hu, Y., Chen, Z., Huang, L., Xi, Y., Li, B., Wang, H., Yan, J., Lee, T. M. C., Tao, Q., So, K. F., & Ren, C. (2017). A translational study on looming-evoked defensive response and the underlying subcortical pathway in autism. Scientific Reports7, 14755. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15349-

Lam, B. Y. H., Raine, A., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ). In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences (pp. 1–5). Cham: Springer.

Lam, B. Y. H., Yang, Y., Schug, R. A., Han, C., Liu, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Psychopathy moderates the relationship between orbitofrontal and striatal alterations and violence: The investigation of individuals accused of homicide. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience11, 579.doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00579

Lam, C. L. M., Yiend, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Imaging and neuropsychological correlates of white matter lesions in different subtypes of Mild Cognitive Impairment: A systematic review.  NeuroRehabilitation41, 189–204. doi:10.3233/NRE-171471

Lam, C. L. M., Yu, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Perceived loneliness and general cognitive status in community-dwelling older adults: The moderating influence of depression. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition24, 471–480. doi:10.1080/13825585.2016.1226246

Lau, W. K. W., Leung, M. K., Law, A. C. K., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Moderating effects of cortisol on neural-cognitive association in cognitively normal elderly subjects. Frontiers of Aging Neuroscience9, 163. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2017.00163

Lee, T. M. C., Chan, F. H. W., Chu, L. W., Kwok, T. C. Y., Lam, L. C. W., Tam, H. M. K., & Woo, J. (2017). Auditory-based cognitive training programme for attention and memory in older people at risk of progressive cognitive decline: A randomised controlled trial. Hong Kong Medical Journal23(3, Suppl. 2), 12–15. Retrieved from

Shao, R. & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Are individuals with higher psychopathic traits better learners at lying?. Behavioral and neural evidence. Translational Psychiatry7, e1175. doi:10.1038/tp.2017.147

Tao, Q., Chan, C. C. H., Luo, Y. J., Li, J. J., Ting, K. H., Lu, Z. L., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Wang, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Prior visual experience modulates learning of sound localization among blind individuals. Brain Topography30, 364–379. doi:10.1007/s10548-017-0549-z

Terrighena, E. L., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). The Neuroimaging of Vicarious Pain.In L. Saba (Ed.), Neuroimaging of pain (pp. 411-451). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-48046-6-16

Terrighena, E. L., Lu, G., Yuen, W. P., Lee, T. M. C., & Keuper, K. (2017). Effects of vicarious pain on self-pain perception: Investigating the role of awareness. Journal of Pain Research10, 1821–1830. doi:10.2147/JPR.S132744

Terrighena, E. L., Shao, R., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Impact of concurrent cognitive processing on cold pain perception: Implications for pain management and its neurobiological basis. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult24, 81–91. doi:10.1080/23279095.2015.1100618

Wong, N. M. L., Ma, E. P. W., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). The Integrity of the corpus callosum mitigates the impact of blood pressure on the ventral attention network and information processing speed in healthy adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience9, 108. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2017.00108

Wong, S. Y., Zhang, D., Li, C. C., Yip, B. H., Chan, D. C., Ling, Y., Lo, C. S., Woo, D. M., Sun, Y., Ma, H., Mak, W. W., Gao, T., Lee, T. M. C., & Wing, Y. (2017). Comparing the effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and sleep psycho-education with exercise on chronic insomnia: A randomised controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 86, 241–253. doi:10.1159/000470847

Yu, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Cognitive flexibility and changes in hopelessness across time: A moderation hypothesis. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult24, 404–409. doi:10.1080/23279095.2016.1155991

Yu, J., Lam, C. L. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). White matter microstructural abnormalities in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: A meta-analysis of whole-brain and ROI-based studies. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Review83, 405–416. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.10.026

Zhang, R., Geng, X., & Lee, T. M. C. (2017). Large-scale functional neural network correlates of response inhibition: An fMRI meta-analysis. Brain Structure and Function222, 3973–3990. doi:10.1007/s00429-017



Chen, J., Ho, S. L., Lee, T. M. C., Chang, R. S. K., Pang, S. Y. Y., & Li, L. (2016). Visuomotor control in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychologia80, 102–114. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.10.036

Cheng, G. L. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Accelerated aging in heroin abusers: Readdressing a clinical anecdote using telomerase and neuroimaging. In V. R. Preedy (Ed), Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume I: Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids and Opioids (pp. 1012–1022). UK: Elsevier Science.

Cheng, G. L. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Altering risky decision making: Influence of impulsivity on the neuromodulation of prefrontal cortex. Social Neuroscience11, 353–364. doi:10.1080/17470919.2015.1085895

Ho, N. S. P., Wong, M. M. C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Neural connectivity of alexithymia: Specific association with major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorder, 193, 362–372. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.12.057

Hou, W. K., Lau, K. M., Ng, S. M., Lee, T. M. C., Cheung, H. Y. S., Shum, T. C. Y., & Cheng, A. C. K. (2016). Psychological detachment and savoring in adaptation to cancer caregiving. Psycho-Oncology25, 839–847. doi:10.1002/pon.4019

Lam, B. Y. H., Raine, A., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Effect of theory of mind and peer victimization on the schizotypy–aggression relationship. NPJ Schizophrenia2, 16001. doi:10.1038/npjschz.2016.1

Lau, W. K. W., Leung, M. K., Lee, T. M. C., Law, A. C. K. (2016). Resting-state abnormalities in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: A meta-analysis. Translational Psychiatry6(4), e790. doi:10.1038/tp.2016.55

Lee, J. C. D., Yau, S. Y., Lee, T. M. C., Lau, B. W. M., & So, K. F. (2016). Voluntary wheel running reverses the decrease in subventricular zone neurogenesis caused by corticosterone. Cell Transplantation25, 1979–1986. doi:10.3727/096368916X692195

Lee, T. M. C., Wang, K., & Collinson, S. L. (2016). History of Neuropsychology in Asia. In W. B. Barr & L. A. Bielauskas (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of History of Clinical Neuropsychology. UK: Oxford University Press.

Shao, R., Keuper, K., Geng, X., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Pons to posterior cingulate functional projections predict affective processing changes in the elderly following eight weeks of meditation training. EBioMedicine10, 236–248. doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.06.018

Shao, R., Sun, D., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). The interaction of perceived control and Gambler’s fallacy in risky decision making: An fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping37, 1218–1234. doi:10.1002/hbm.23098

Sun, D., Lee, T. M. C., Wang, Z., & Chan, C. C. H. (2016). Unfolding the spatial and temporal neural processing of making dishonest choices. PLoS One11(4), e0153660. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153660

Tang, D. Y. Y., Liu, A. C. Y., Lui, S. S. Y., Lam, B. Y. H., Siu, B. W. M., Lee, T. M. C., & Cheung, E. F. C. (2016). Facial emotion perception impairments in schizophrenia patients with comorbid antisocial personality disorder. Psychiatry Research236, 22–27. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2016.01.005

Wong, N. M. L., Liu, H. L., Lin, C., Huang, C. M., Wai, Y. Y., Lee, S. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Loneliness in late-life depression: Structural and functional connectivity during affective processing. Psychological Medicine46, 2485–2499. doi:10.1017/S0033291716001033

Wong, S. Y. S., Yip, B. H. K., Mak, W. W. S., Mercer, S., Cheung, E. Y. L., Ling, C. Y. M., Lui, W. W. S., Tang, W. K., Lo, H. H. M., Wu, J. C. Y., Lee, T. M. C., Gao, T., Griffiths, S. M., Chan, P. H. S., & Ma, H. S. W. (2016). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy v. group psychoeducation for people with generalised anxiety disorder: Randomised controlled trial. The British Journal of Psychiatry209, 68–75. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.115.166124

Yang, Q., Li, Y., Sun, D., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). The effects of stress on risky and social decision making. Advances in Psychological Science24(6), 974–984. doi:10.3724/SP.J.1042.2016.00974

Yau, S. Y., Li, A., Tong, J. B., Bostrom, C., Christie, B. R., Lee, T. M. C., & So, K. F. (2016). Chronic corticosterone administration reduces dendritic complexity in mature, but not young granule cells in the rat dentate gyrus. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience34, 849–857. doi:10.3233/RNN-160662

Yu, J., Kam, C. M., Lee, T. M. C., & So, K. F. (2016). Better working memory and motor inhibition in children who delayed gratification. Frontiers in Psychology7, 1098. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01098

Yu, J., Lam, C. L. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2016). Perceived loneliness among older adults with mild cognitive impairment. International Psychogeriatric28, 1681–1685. doi:10.1017/S1041610216000430



Cheng, G. L. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). Altering risky decision making: Influence of impulsivity on the neuromodulation of prefrontal cortex. Social Neuroscience2015, 1–12. doi:10.1080/17470919.2015.1085895

Cheng, G. L. F., Liu, Y. P., Chan, C. C. H., So, K. F., Zeng, H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). Neurobiological underpinnings of sensation seeking trait in heroin abusers. European Neuropsychopharmacology25, 1968–1980. doi:10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.07.023

Ho, N. S. P., Sun, D. L., Ting, K. H., Chan, C. C. H., & Lee, T. M. C.(2015)Mindfulness trait predicts neurophysiological reactivity associated with negativity bias: An ERP study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015, 1–15. doi:10.1155/2015/212368

Lam, B. Y. H., Yang, Y., Raine, A., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). Neural mediator of the schizotypy-antisocial behavior relationship. Translational Psychiatry5, e669. doi:10.1038/tp.2015.162

Lau, W. K. W., Leung, M. K., Chan, C. C. H., Wong, S. S. Y., & Lee, T. M. C.(2015) Can the neural-cortisol association be moderated by experience-induced changes in awareness?. Scientific Reports5, 16620. doi:10.1038/srep16620

Lee, T. M. C., Sun, D. L., Wong, N. M. L., Shao, R., Men, W., Ge, J., So, K. F., Gao, J. H., & Chan, C. C. H. (2015). A pontine region is a neural correlate of the human affective processing network. EBioMedicine2, 1799–1805. doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.10.020

Leung, M. K., Chan, C. C. H., Yin, J., Lee, C. F., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C.(2015). Enhanced amygdala-cortical functional connectivity in meditators.Neuroscience Letters590, 106–110. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2015.01.052

Leung, N. T. Y., Tam, H. M. K., Chu, L. W., Kwok, T. C. Y., Chan, F., Lam, L. C. W., Woo, J., & Lee, T. M. C.(2015). Neural plastic effects of cognitive training on aging brain. Neural Plasticity501, 535618. doi:10.1155/2015/535618

Lin, K. G., Xu, G. Y., Wong, N. M. L., Wu, H., Li, T., Lu, W., Chen, K., Chen, X., Lai, B., Zhong, L., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015) A multi-dimensional and integrative approach to examining the high-risk and ultra-high-risk stages of bipolar disorder. EBioMedicine2, 917–926. doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.06.027

Poon, W., Vos, P., Muresanu, D., Vester, J., von Wild, K., Homberg, V., Wang, E., Lee, T. M. C., & Matula, C. (2015). Cerebrolysin Asian Pacific trial in acute brain injury and neurorecovery: Design and methods. Journal of Neurotrauma32, 571–580. doi:10.1089/neu.2014.3558

Shao, R., Zhang, H. J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). The neural basis of social risky decision making in females with major depressive disorder. Neuropsychologia67, 100–110. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.12.009

Sun, D., Chan, C. C. H., Hu, Y., Wang, Z. X., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). Neural correlates of outcome processing post dishonest choice: An fMRI and ERP study. Neuropsychologia68, 148–157. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.01.013

Sun, D. L., Chan, C. C. H., Fan, J. T., Wu, Y., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). Are happy faces attractive? The roles of early versus late processing. Frontiers in Psychology6, 1812. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01812

Tao, Q., Chan, C. C. H., Luo, Y. J., Li, J. J., Ting, K. H., Wang, J., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). How does experience modulate auditory spatial processing in individuals with blindness?. Brain Topography28, 506–519. doi:10.1007/s10548-013-0339-1

Wong, N. M. L., Cheung, S. H., Chan, C. C. H., Zeng, H., Liu, Y. P., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015) Diffusivity of the uncinate fasciculus in heroin users relates to their levels of anxiety. Translational Psychiatry5, e554. doi:10.1038/tp.2015.48

Yesudas, E. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). The role of cingulate cortex in vicarious pain. BioMed Research International2015, 10. doi:10.1155/2015/719615

Yu, J. H., Tam, H. M. K., & Lee, T. M. C. (2015). Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation in Hong Kong: A review of research and practice. Behavioral Neurology2015, 274326. doi:10.1155/2015/274326

Zhu, F., Yeung, A., Poolton, J., Lee, T. M. C., Leung, G., & Masters, R. (2015), Cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation over left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex area promotes implicit motor learning in a golf putting task. Brain Stimulation8, 784–786. doi:10.1016/j.brs.2015.02.005



Cheng, S. T., Chow, P. K., Song, Y. Q., Yu, E. C., Chan, A. C., Lee, T. M. C., & Lam, J. H. (2014). Mental and physical activities delay cognitive decline in older persons with dementia. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry22, 63–74. doi:10.1016/j.jagp.2013.01.060

Gao, J., Cheung, R. T. F., Chan, Y. S., Chu, L. W., Mak, H. K. F., & Lee,T. M. C.(2014). The relevance of short-range fibers to cognitive efficiency and brain activation in aging and dementia. PLoS ONE9(4), e90307. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090307

Lam, B. Y. H., Raine, A., & Lee, T. M. C. (2014). The relation between neurocognition and symptomatology in people with schizophrenia: Social cognition as the mediator. BMC Psychiatry14, 138. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-14-138

Lee, T. M. C., Wong, M. L., Lau, B. W. M, Lee, J. C. D., Yau, S. Y., & So, K. F. (2014). Aerobic exercise interacts with neurotrophic factors to predict cognitive functioning in adolescents. Psychoneuroendocrinology39, 214–224. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.09.019

Leung, N. T. Y., Lo, M. M., & Lee, T. M. C. (2014). Potential therapeutic effects of meditation for treating affective dysregulationEvidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 402718. doi:10.1155/2014/402718

Lin, K. G., Xu, G. Y., Lu, W. C., Ouyang, H. Y., Dang, Y. M., Guo, Y. B., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2014). Neuropsychological performance of patients with soft bipolar spectrum disorders. Bipolar Disorders17, 194–204. doi:10.1111/bdi.12236

Lin, K. G., Xu, G. Y., Lu, W. C., Ouyang, H. Y., Dang, Y. M., Lorenzo-Seva, U., Guo, Y. B., Bessonov, D., Akiskal, H. S., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2014). Neuropsychological performance in melancholic, atypical and undifferentiated major depression during depressed and remitted states: A prospective longitudinal study. Journal of Affective Disorders168, 168, 184–191. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2014.06.032

Shao, R. & Lee, T. M. C. (2014). Aging and risk taking: Toward an integration of cognitive, emotional, and neurobiological perspectivesNeuroscience and Neuroeconomics3, 47–62. doi:10.2147/NAN.S35914

Tam, H. M. K., Lam, C. L. M., Huang, H., Wang, B., & Lee, T. M. C. (2014). Age-related difference in relationships between cognitive processing speed and general cognitive status. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult22, 94–99. doi:10.1080/23279095.2013.860602

Yau, S. K., Li, A., Zhang, E. D., Christie, B. R., Xu, A., Lee, T. M. C., & So, K. F. (2014). Sustained running in rats administered corticosterone prevents the development of depressive behaviors and enhances hippocampal neurogenesis and synaptic plasticity without increasing neurotrophic factors levels. Cell Transplantation23, 481–492. doi:10.3727/096368914X678490

Yau, S. Y., Li, A., Hoo, R. L. C., Ching, Y. P., Christie, B. R., Lee, T. M. C, Xu, A., & So, K. F. (2014). Physical exercise-induced hippocampal neurogenesis and antidepressant effects are mediated by the adipocyte hormone adiponectin.Proceedings of National Academy of Science of the United States of America111, 15810–15815. doi:10.1073/pnas.1415219111



Blair, R. J. R., & Lee, T. M. C. (2013). The social cognitive neuroscience of aggression, violence, and psychopathy. Social Neuroscience8, 108–111. doi:10.1080/17470919.2012.757869

Chan, K. W. S., Lee, T. M. C., Siu, A. M. H., Wong, D. P. L., Kam, C. M., Tsang, S. K. M., & Chan, C. C. H. (2013). Effects of chronic ketamine use on frontal and medial temporal cognition. Addictive Behaviors38, 5, 2128–2132. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.01.014

Chan, M. T. V., Cheng, B. C. P., Lee, T. M. C., & Gin, T. (2013). BIS-guided anesthesia decreases postoperative delirium and cognitive decline. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology25, 33–42. doi:10.1097/ANA.0b013e3182712fba

Cheng, G. L. F., Zeng, H., Leung, M. K., Zhang, H. J., Lau, B. W. M., Liu, Y. P., Liu, G. X., Sham, P. C., Chan, C. C. H., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2013). Heroin abuse accelerates biological aging: A novel insight from telomerase and brain imaging interaction. Translational Psychiatry3, e260. doi:10.1038/tp.2013.36

Deng, M., Wi, L., Zuo, X., Tian, Y., Xie, F., Hu, P., Zhu, C., Yu, F., Meng, Y., Wang, H., Zhang, F., Ma, H., Ye, R., Cheng, H., Du, J., Dong, W., Zhou, S., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Wang, J., Chen, X., Sun, Z., Zhou, N., Jiang, Y., Liu, X., Li, X., Zhang, N., Liu, N., Guan, Y., Han, Y., Han, Y., Lv, X., Fu, Y., Yu, H., Xi, C., Xie, D., Zhao, Q., Xie, P., Wang, X., Zhang, Z., Shen, L., Cui, Y., Yin, X., Cheng, H., Liang, B., Zheng, X., Lee, T. M. C., Chen, G., Zhou, F., Veldink, J. H., Robberecht, W., Landers, J., Andersen, P., Al-Chalabi, A., Shaw, C., Liu, C., Tang, B., Xiao, S., Robertson, J., Zhang, F., van den Berg, L. H., Sun, L., Liu, J., Yang, S., Ju, X., Wang, K., & Zhang, X. (2013). Genome-wide association analyses in Han Chinese identify two new susceptibility loci for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Nature Genetics45, 697–700. doi:10.1038/ng.2627

Gao, J. L., Cheung, R. T. F., Chan, Y. S., Chu, L. W., & Lee, T. M. C. (2013). Increased prospective memory interference in normal and pathological aging: Different roles of motor and verbal processing speed. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition: A Journal on Normal and Dysfunctional Development20, 80–100. doi:10.1080/13825585.2012.672948

Ho, N. S. P., & Lee, T. M. C. (2013). Alexithymia: The story of a survivor of childhood traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury27, 1199–1205.

Kwok, T. C. Y., Bai, X., Li, J. C. Y., Ho, F. K. Y., & Lee, T. M. C. (2013). Effectiveness of cognitive training in Chinese older people with subjective cognitive complaints: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry28, 208–215. doi:10.1002/gps.3812

Lau, E. Y., Ip, M. S., Lee, T. M. C., Yeung, A. W., & Eskes, G. A. (2013). Neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes of obstructive sleep apnea in Hong Kong Chinese: Similar to or different from western populations?. Journal of Sleep Disorders Treatment and Care2(3). doi: 10.4172/2325-9639.1000117

Lee, T. M. C., Leung, M. K., Lee, T. M. Y., Raine, A., & Chan, C. C. H. (2013). I want to lie about not knowing you, but my precuneus refuses to cooperate.Scientific Reports 3, 1636. doi:10.1038/srep01636

Lee, T. M. C., Sun, D. L., Leung, M. K., Chu, L. W., & Keysers, C. (2013). Neural activities during affective processing in people with Alzheimer’s disease.Neurobiology of Aging34, 706–715. doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2012.06.018

Leung, M. K., Chan, C. C. H., Jing, Y., Lee, C. F., So, K. F., & Lee, T. M. C.(2013). Increased gray-matter volume in the right angular and posterior parahippocampal gyri in loving-kindness meditators. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience8, 34–39. doi:10.1093/scan/nss076

Sun, D., Lee, T. M. C., & Chan, C. C. H. (2013). Unfolding the spatial and temporal neural processing of lying about face familiarity. Cerebral Cortex25, 33–42. doi:10.1093/cercor/bht284

Wong, N. M. L. & Lee,T. M. C. (2013). Genetic and neural relationships underpinning impulsivityInternational Journal of Psychological Research6, 80–93. doi:10.21500/20112084.722

Yau, S. Y., Lau, B. W. M., Lee, T. M. C., & So, K. F. (2013). Differential behavioral outcome of anxiety tests in runner rats treated with corticosterone.Journal of Neuroscience and Behavioural Health5, 5–12. doi:10.5897/jnbh12.006

Zeng, H., Lee, T. M. C., Waters, J. H., So, K. F., Sham, P. C., Schottenfeld, R. S., Marienfeld, S. C., & Chawarski, M. C. (2013). Impulsivity, cognitive function, and their relationship in heroin-dependent individuals. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology35, 897–905. doi:10.1080/13803395.2013.828022



Chan, C. C. H., Wong, A. W. K., Ting, K. H., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., He, J. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2012). Cross auditory-spatial learning in early-blind individuals.Human Brain Mapping33, 2714–2727. doi:10.1002/hbm.21395

Cheng, G. L. F., Tang, J. C. Y., Li, F. W. S., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Lee, T. M. C. (2012). Schizophrenia and risk-taking: Impaired reward but preserved punishment processing. Schizophrenia Research136, 122–127. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2012.01.002

Lee, T. M. C., Chau, B. K. H., So, K. F., & Chan, C. C. H. (2012). Potential application of cross-modal stimulation for neurorehabilitation: The relatedness of performance on tasks measuring cognitive processes subserved by similar prefrontal substrates. Journal of Rehabiliation Medicine44, 727–732. doi:10.2340/16501977-1024

Lee, T. M. C., Leung, M. K., Hou, W. K., Tang, J. C. Y., Jing, Y., So, K. F., Lee, C. F., & Chan, C. C. H. (2012). Distinct neural activity associated with focused-attention meditation and loving-kindness meditation.PLoS One7(8), e40054. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040054

So, K. F., Tang, S. W., & Lee, T. M. C. (2012). Neuroprotection in steroid therapy: A rodent model. Hong Kong Medical Journal18(Suppl. 3), 20–23. Retrieved from

Sun, D. L., Chan, C. C. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2012). Identification and classification of facial familiarity in directed lying: An ERP study. PLoS One7, e31250. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031250

Yau, S. Y., Lau, B. W. M., Zhang, E. D., Lee, J. C. D., Li, A., Lee, T. M. C., Ching, Y. P., Xu, A. M., & So, K. F. (2012). Effects of voluntary running on plasma levels of neurotropins, hippocampal cell proliferation and learning and memory in stressed rats. Neuroscience222, 289–301. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.07.019

Zhang, H. J., Sun, D. L., & Lee, T. M. C. (2012). Impaired in social decision making in patients with major depressive disorder. Brain and Behavior2, 415–423. doi:10.1002/brb3.62