Mind, Self and Emotion

Wang, Q., & Song, Q. (2018). He says, she says: Mothers and children remembering the same events. Child Development. doi:10.1111/cdev.12927 PDF

Wang, Q., Song, Q., & Koh, J. B. K. (2017). Culture, memory, and narrative self-making. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 37, 199-223. doi: 10.1177/0276236617733827 PDF

Wang, Q. (2013). Gender and emotion in everyday event memory. Memory, 21, 503-511. doi:10.1080/09658211.2012.743568 PDF

Kulkofsky, S., Wang, Q., & Hou, Y. (2010). Why I remember that: The influence of contextual factors on beliefs about everyday memory. Memory & Cognition, 38, 461-473. PDF

Wang, Q., Shao, Y., & Li, Y. J. (2010). “My way or Mom’s way?” The bilingual and bicultural self in Hong Kong Chinese children and adolescents. Child Development, 81, 2, 555-567. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01415.x PDF

Wang, Q. (2009). Are Asians forgetful? Perception, retention, and recall in episodic remembering. Cognition, 111(1), 123-131. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2009.01.004 PDF

Wang, Q. (2008). Emotion knowledge and autobiographical memory across the preschool years: A cross-cultural longitudinal investigation. Cognition, 108, 117-135. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2008.02.002 PDF

Wang, Q. (2008). Being American, being Asian: The bicultural self and autobiographical memory in Asian Americans. Cognition, 107, 743-751. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2007.08.005 PDF

Wang, Q. (2006). Relations of maternal style and child self-concept to autobiographical memories in Chinese, Chinese immigrant, and European American 3-year-olds. Child Development, 77, 6, 1794-1809. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2006.00974.x PDF

Wang, Q. (2006). Culture and the development of self-knowledge. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 4, 182-187. PDF

Wang, Q. & Ross, M. (2005). What we remember and what we tell: The effects of culture and self-priming on memory representations and narratives. Memory, 13, 6, 594-606. doi:10.1080/09658210444000223 PDF

Wang, Q. (2004). The emergence of cultural self-constructs: Autobiographical memory and self-description in European American and Chinese children. Developmental Psychology, 40, 1, 3-15. doi:10.1037/0012-1649.40.1.3 PDF

Childhood Amnesia

Wang, Q., Peterson, C., Khuu, A., Reid, C. P., Maxwell, K. L., & Vincent, J. M. (in press). Looking at the past through a telescope: Adults postdated their earliest childhood memories. Memory. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2017.1414268 PDF

Wang, Q., & Peterson, C. (2014). Your earliest memory may be earlier than you think: Prospective studies of children’s dating of earliest childhood memories. Developmental Psychology, 50, 6, 1680-6. doi: 10.1037/a0036001. PDF

Peterson, C., Wang, Q., & Hou, Y. (2009). “When I was little”: Childhood recollections in Chinese and European Canadian grade school children. Child Development, 80, 2, 506–518. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01275.x PDF

Wang, Q. (2006). Earliest recollections of self and others in European American and Taiwanese young adults. Psychological Science, 17, 8, 708-714. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8721.2006.00432.x PDF

Wang, Q. (2003). Infantile amnesia reconsidered: A cross-cultural analysis. Memory, 11, 1, 65-80. doi: 10.1080/741938173 PDF

Wang, Q. (2001). Culture effects on adults' earliest childhood recollection and self-description: Implications for the relation between memory and the self. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, 2, 220-233. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.81.2.220 PDF

Mental Time Travel

Jeon, H. J., Wang, Q., Burrow, A. L., & Ratner, K (2017). Perspectives of future health in self and others: The moderating role of culture. Journal of Health Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1359105317730897 PDF

Wang, Q., & Koh, J. B. K. (2015). How will things be the next time? Self in the construction of future events among school-aged children. Consciousness and Cognition, 36, 131-138. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2015.06.013 PDF

Wang, Q., Gould, T., & Hou, Y. (2015). Is the future always brighter than the past? Anticipation of changes in the personal future after recall of past experiences. Memory, 23, 178-186. doi:10.1080/09658211.2013.877147 PDF

Wang, Q., Capous, D., Koh, J. B. K., & Hou, Y. (2014). Past and future episodic thinking in middle childhood. Journal of Cognition and Development, 15, 4, 625-643. doi:10.1080/15248372.2013.784977 PDF

Wang, Q., Hou, Y., Tang, H., & Wiprovnick, A. (2011). Traveling backward and forward in time: Culture and gender in the episodic specificity of past and future events. Memory, 19(1), 103-109. doi:10.1080/09658211.2010.537279 PDF

Shao, Y., Yao, X., Ceci, S.J., & Wang, Q. (2010). Does the self drive mental time travel? Memory, 18, 8, 855-862. PDF

Matters for Well-being

Song, Q., Koh, J. B. K., & Wang, Q. (2018). Children's narrative representations of peer experiences in cultural contexts: The relations to psychological adjustment. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi:10.1007/s10826-018-1033-4 PDF

Doan, S. N., & Wang, Q. (in press). Children’s emotion knowledge and internalizing problems: The moderating role of culture. Transcultural Psychiatry.

Reese, E., Myftari, E., McAnally, H. M., Chen, Y., Neha, T., Wang, Q., Jack, F., & Robertson, S. (2017), Telling the tale and living well: Adolescent narrative identity, personality traits, and well-being across cultures. Child Development, 88, 2, 612-628. doi:10.1111/cdev.12618 PDF

Yang, Y. & Wang, Q. (2016). The relation of emotion knowledge to coping in European American and Chinese immigrant children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 452–463. doi: 10.1007/s10826-015-0224-5 PDF

Song, Q., & Wang, Q. (2014). Harmed or not harmed? Culture in interpersonal transgression memory and self-acceptance. International Journal of Applied Psychology, 4, 5, 188-195. doi: 10.5923/j.ijap.20140405.03. PDF

Song, Q., & Wang, Q. (2013). Mother-child reminiscing about peer experiences and children’s peer-related self-views and social competence. Social Development, 22, 280-299. PDF

Chen, Y., McAnally, H. M., Wang, Q., & Reese, E. (2012). The coherence of critical event narratives and adolescents' psychological functioning. Memory, 20, 667-681. doi:10.1080/09658211.2012.693934 PDF

Doan, S. N., & Wang, Q. (2010). Maternal discussions of mental states and behaviors: Relations to emotion situation knowledge in European American and immigrant Chinese children. Child Development, 81, 5, 1490-1503. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01487.x PDF

Lu, H., Su, Y., & Wang, Q. (2008). Talking about others facilitates theory of mind in Chinese preschoolers. Developmental Psychology, 44, 6, 1726-1736. doi:10.1037/a0013074 PDF

The Extended Mind Online

Stone, C. B., & Wang, Q. (in press). From conversations to digital communication: The mnemonic consequences of consuming and sharing information via social media. Topics in Cognitive Science.

Hou, Y., Jiang, T-L, & Wang, Q. (2017). Socioeconomic status and online shaming: The mediating role of belief in a just world. Computers in Human Behavior, 76, 19-25. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.07.003 PDF

Wang, Q., Lee, D., & Hou, Y. (2017). Externalizing the autobiographical self: Sharing personal memories online facilitated memory retention. Memory, 25, 6, 772-776. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2016.1221115. PDF

Jiang, T-L, Hou, Y., & Wang, Q. (2016). Does micro-blogging make us "shallow"? Sharing information online interferes with information comprehension. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 210-214. PDF

Wang, Q., Blenis, R. C, Ng, M., & Gonzalez, P. (2015, May). Going public: The impact of social media on autobiographical memory. Poster session presented at the 27th APS Annual Convention, New York, NY. PDF