Yang Laboratory

Research Topics

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Emotion regulation
  • Antisocial behavior
  • Substance abuse

Research in Progress

  • Structural and connectivity disturbances associated with Marijuana use: a Pittsburgh Youth Study.
  • Morphological variations as potential endophenotypes for psychopathic traits in adolescent twins.
  • Brain structural alterations in Taiwanese children with autistic spectrum disorders.
  • Brain structural correlates of aggressive behavior in children of domestic abuse in Hong Kong.
  • Genetic and environmental contributions to brain morphological correlates of executive functioning in schizophrenia: an UCLA Schizophrenia Family Study.
  • Neurobiological disturbances associated with poor decision-making in Chinese violent offenders with schizophrenia.
  • Brain structural and functional correlates of antisocial, psychopathic traits.