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Le Li

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Name and title:

Dr. Le Li

Associate research fellow of the CCSL at the BLCU, Master Supervisor




Areas of Expertise

Cognitive neuroscience of language

Current Research

Apply neural imaging techniques (especially fMRI) to explore the neural representation and processing mechanism of Chinese, the neural basis and plasticity of second language acquisition.

Education Experience:

Ph.D. in Psychology, Beijing Normal University, 2017

B.S  in Psychology, South China Normal University, 2011


Li Shije, Li Le*, Zou Lijuan, Yan Xin, Zhang Juan, Yang Menghan, Ding Guosheng*. 2022. "Antagonistic" cooperation of control regions in bilingual language production: An effective connectivity study. Neuropsychologia, 167: 108165.

Li Le, Lu Bin, Yan Chao-Gan. 2020. Stability of dynamic functional architecture differs between the brain networks and states. Neuroimage, 216: 116230.

Li Le, Abutalebi Jubin, Emmorey Karen, Gong Gaolang, Yan Xin, Feng Xiaoxia, Zou Lijuan, Ding Guosheng. 2017. How bilingualism protects the brain from aging: insights from bimodal bilinguals. Human Brain Mapping, 38: 4109-4124.

Li Le, Emmorey Karen, Feng Xiaoxia, Lu Chunming, Ding Guosheng. 2016. Functional connectivity reveals which language the “control regions” control during bilingual production. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10: 616.

Li Le, Abutalebi Jubin, Zou Lijuan, Yan Xin, Liu Lanfang, Feng Xiaoxia, Wang Ruiming, Guo Taomei, Ding Guosheng. 2015. Bilingualism alters brain functional connectivity between "control" regions and "language" regions: Evidence from bimodal bilinguals. Neuropsychologia, 71: 236-247.

Sun Xun, Li Le, Mo Ce, Mo Lei, Wang Runming, Ding Guosheng. 2019. Dissociating the Neural Substrates for Inhibition and Shifting in Domain-general Cognitive Control. European Journal of Neuroscience, 50(2): 1920-1931.

Sun Xun, Li Le, Ding Guosheng, Wang Runming, Li Ping. 2019. Effects of Language Proficiency on Cognitive Control: Evidence from Resting-State Functional Connectivity. Neuropsychologia, 129: 263-275.

Liu Cong, Wang Ruiming, Li Le, Ding Guosheng, Yang Jing, Li Ping. 2020. Effects of encoding modes on memory of naturalistic events. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 53: 100863.

Li Le, Su Yun-Ai, Wu Yan-Kun, Francisco Xavier Castellanos, Li Ke, Li Ji-Tao, Si Tian-Mei, Yan Chao-Gan. 2021. Eight-Week Antidepressant Treatment Reduces Functional Connectivity in First-Episode Drug-Naïve Patients with Major Depressive Disorder. Huamn Brain Mapping, 42(8): 2593-2605.

An Jing, Li Le, Wang Li, Su Yun-Ai, Wang Ying, Li Ke, Zeng Yawei, Kong Qingmei, Yan Chaogan, Si Tianmei. 2019. Striatal Functional Connectivity Alterations After Two-Week Antidepressant Treatment Associated to Enduring Clinical Improvement in Major Depressive Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10: 884.

Professional Activities

Reviewers: Brain and Language; Human Brain Mapping; Frontiers in Psychology; NeuroImage: Clinical; Psychological Reports

Classes Taught

Experimental design and data analysis (graduate student)

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