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Prof. Dr. Yee Lee Shing

Institute of Psychology
Developmental Psychology
PEG Building, Room 5.G089
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Tel +49 (0)69-798-35258



Scientific Focus

The development and plasticity of cognitive and brain functions over the lifespan; memory; cognitive control; environmental effects on development


Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
Structural equation modeling

Selected Publications

Davidson, Ch., Shing, Y. L., McKay, C., Rafetseder, E., & Wijeakumar, S. (2023). The first year in formal schooling improves working memory and academic abilities. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2023.101205. Full text

Schommartz, I., Lembcke, Ph. F., Pupillo, F., Schuetz, H., Wald de Chamorro, N., Bauer, M., Kaindl, A. M., Buss, C., & Shing, Y. L. (2023). Distinct multivariate structural brain profiles are related to variations in short- and long-delay memory consolidation across children and young adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Full text

Ortiz-Tudela, J., Bergmann, J. , Bennett, M. , Ehrlich, I., Muckli, L., & Shing, Y. L. (2023). Concurrent contextual and time-distant mnemonic information co-exist as feedback in the human visual cortex. NeuroImage 265 (2023) 119778. Full text

Schuck, N. W., Li, A. X., Wenke, D., Ay-Bryson, D. S., Loewe, A. T., Gaschler R., & Shing, Y. L. (2022). Spontaneous discovery of novel task solutions in children. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0266253. Full text

Keresztes, A., Raffington, A., Bender, A. R., Bögl, K., Heim, C., & Shing, Y. L. (2022). Longitudinal developmental trajectories do not follow cross-sectional age associations in hippocampal subfield and memory development. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: e101085. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2022.101085. Full text

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