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Taomei Guo

Taomei Guo

Research Professor, Beijing Normal University


Taomei Guo got her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology in 2004 at Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. She is currently an associate professor at State Key Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning (Beijing Normal University), China. Her research interest mainly focuses on the cognitive and neural mechanism of bilingual word production. 


Beijing Normal University; State Key Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning


Center for Language and Cognition

Representative Publications:

  • Guo, T., Ma, F., & Liu, F. (2013). An ERP study of inhibition of non-target languages in trilingual word production. Brain and Language, 127, 12-20.
  • Guo, T., Liu, F., Chen, B., & Li, S. Inhibition of non-target languages in multilingual word production: Evidence from Uighur-Chinese-English trilinguals. Acta Psychologica, 2013, 143(3), 277-283.
  • Guo, T., Misra, M., Tam, J. W., & Kroll, J. F. (2012). On the time course of accessing meaning in a second language: An electrophysiological and behavioral investigation of translation recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38(5), 1165-1186.
  • Misra, M., Guo, T., Bobb, S. C., & Kroll, J. F. (2012). When bilinguals choose a single word to speak: Electrophysiological evidence for inhibition of the native language. Journal of Memory and Language, 67(1), 224-237.
  • Guo, T., Liu, H., Misra, M., & Kroll, J. F. (2011). Local and global inhibition in bilingual word production: fMRI evidence from Chinese; English bilinguals. NeuroImage, 56(4), 2300-2309.
  • Dowens, M. G., Guo, T., Guo, J., Barber, H., & Carreiras, M. (2011). Gender and number processing in Chinese learners of Spanish; Evidence from Event Related Potentials.Neuropsychologia, 49(7), 1651-1659.
  • Schacht, A., Adler, N., Chen, P., Guo, T., & Sommer, W. (2011). Association with positive outcome induces early effects in event-related brain potentials. Biological Psychology, 89(1), 130-136.
  • van Heuven, W. J. B., Conklin, K., Coderre, E. L., Guo, T., & Dijkstra, T. (2011). The influence of cross-language similarity on within-and between-language Stroop effects in trilinguals. Frontiers in Psychology, 2(374), 1-15.
  • Liu H., Hu Z., Guo T., & Peng D. (2010). Speaking words in two languages with one brain: Neural overlap and dissociation. Brain Research, 1316, 75-82.
  • Guo J., Guo T., Yan Y., Jiang N., & Peng D. (2009). ERP evidence for different strategies employed by native speakers and L2 learners in sentence processing. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 22, 123-134.
  • Kroll J. F., Bobb S.C., Misra M., & Guo T. (2008). Language selection in bilingual speech: Evidence for inhibitory processes. Acta Psychologica, 128, 416-430.
  • Guo T., Qi Z., Peng D., &Yan Y. (2008). An ERP study of the neural correlates of processing Chinese content words and function words. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 21, 267-275.
  • Guo T., & Peng D. (2007). Speaking words in the second language: from semantics to phonology in 170 milliseconds. Neuroscience Research, 57, 387-392.
  • Guo T., & Peng D. (2006). ERP evidence for parallel activation of two languages in bilingual speech production. NeuroReport, 17, 1757-1760.
  • Guo, T., Peng, D., & Liu, Y. (2005). The Role of Phonological Activation in the Visual Semantic Retrieval of Chinese Characters. Cognition, 98, B21-B34.