Biography

Dr Zhenguang Cai joined the School of Psychology in 2016 as a lecturer and an ESRC Future Research leader. Prior to that, he had been a research associate/fellow at the University College London, University of Plymouth and University of Manchester. He completed his PhD in psychology at the Univeristy of Edinburgh in 2011.

All Publications

Betts, H. N., Gilbert, R. A., Cai, Z., Okedara, Z. B., Rodd, J. M.

(2017)

Retuning of lexical-semantic representations: Repetition and spacing effects in word-meaning priming,

in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition

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Cai, Z., Gilbert, R. A., Davis, M. H., Gaskell, M. G., Farrar, L., Adler, S., Rodd, J. M.

(2017)

Accent modulates access to word meaning: Evidence for a speaker-model account of spoken word recognition,

in Cognitive Psychology

98

pp. 73-101

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Cai, Z., Liu, H.

(2017)

Microscopic and macroscopic approaches to the mental representations of second languages,

in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

40

article no. e285

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Xie, J., Lu, Z., Wang, R., Cai, Z. G.

(2016)

Remember hard but think softly: Metaphorical effects of hardness/softness on cognitive functions,

in Frontiers in Psychology

7

article no. 1343

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Cai, Z. G., Connell, L.

(2016)

On magnitudes in memory: An internal clock account of space–time interaction,

in Acta Psychologica

168

pp. 1-11

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Rodd, J. M., Cai, Z. G., Betts, H. N., Hanby, B., Hutchinson, C., Adler, A.

(2016)

The impact of recent and long-term experience on access to word meanings: Evidence from large-scale internet-based experiments,

in Journal of Memory and Language

87

pp. 16-37

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Cai, Z. G., Pickering, M. J., Wang, R., Branigan, H. P.

(2015)

It is there whether you hear it or not: Syntactic representation of missing arguments,

in Cognition

136

pp. 255–267

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Cai, Z. G., Connell, L.

(2015)

Space–time interdependence: Evidence against asymmetric mapping between time and space,

in Cognition

136

pp. 268–281

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Raffray, C. N., Pickering, M. J., Cai, Z. G., Branigan, H. P.

(2014)

The production of coerced expressions: Evidence from priming,

in Journal of Memory and Language

74

pp. 91–106

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Cai, Z., Wang, R.

(2014)

Numerical magnitude affects temporal memories but not time encoding,

in PLoS ONE

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article no. e83159

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Cai, Z. G., Connell, L., Holler, J.

(2013)

Time does not flow without language: Spatial distance affects temporal duration regardless of movement or direction,

in Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

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pp. 973–980

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Connell, L., Cai, Z. G., Holler, J.

(2013)

Do you see what I’m singing? Visuospatial movement biases pitch perception,

in Brain and Cognition

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pp. 124–130

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Cai, Z., Pickering, M. J., Sturt, P.

(2013)

Processing verb-phrase ellipsis in Mandarin Chinese: Evidence against the syntactic account,

in Language and Cognitive Processes

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pp. 810-828

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Cai, Z. G., Pickering, M. J., Branigan, H. P.

(2012)

Mapping concepts to syntax: Evidence from structural priming in Mandarin Chinese,

in Journal of Memory and Language

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pp. 833–849

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Cai, Z. G., Sturt, P., Pickering, M. J.

(2012)

The effect of nonadopted analyses on sentence processing,

in Language and Cognitive Processes

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Cai, Z. G., Pickering, M. J., Yan, H., Branigan, H. P.

(2011)

Lexical and syntactic representations in closely related languages: Evidence from Cantonese-Mandarin bilinguals,

in Journal of Memory and Language

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pp. 431–445

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Key Research Interests

Language processing, time perception

Research Group Membership

Cognition, Action and Perception research group

Key Responsibilities

Year Abroad Team Member