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Dr. SHAO Jing

Research Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone number34115035
ORCID number0000-0002-2500-2366



B.A. (Beijing Normal University), M.A. (Peking University), Ph.D. (City University of Hong Kong)

Research area(s):

Phonetics, Psycholingistics, Neurolinguistics, Congenital amusia, Language disorders

Teaching area(s):

Phonetics, Language processing in typical and atypical populations

Previously taught at:

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Selected output(s):

Shao, J., & Zhang, C. 2020. “Dichotic perception of lexical tones in Cantonese-speaking congenital amusics.” Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1411.

Shao, J., Wang, L., & Zhang, C. 2020. “Talker Processing in Mandarin-Speaking Congenital Amusics.” Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(5), 1361-1375.

Shao, J., & Zhang, C. 2019. “Talker normalization in typical Cantonese-speaking listeners and congenital amusics: Evidence from event-related potentials.” NeuroImage: Clinical, 101814.

Shao, J., Lau, R. Y. M., Tang, P. O. C., & Zhang, C. 2019. “The Effects of Acoustic Variation on the Perception of Lexical Tone in Cantonese-Speaking Congenital Amusics.” Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(1), 190-205.

Shao, J., & Zhang, C. 2018. “Context integration deficit in tone perception in Cantonese speakers with congenital amusia.” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(4), EL333-EL339.

Current Project(s):

National Natural Science Foundation of China [NSFC, Project No. 11904381], “Will explicit learning reshape the behavioural and brain responses in amusia? An intervention study on congenital amusia”. Jan. 2020 – Dec. 2022. CNY¥270,000 (HK$300,000). Role: PI.

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