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Biography

Dr. Sam Po Law

The University of Hong Kong, China


Email: splaw@hkucc.hku.hk


Qualifications

1990 Ph.D., Boston University, Applied Linguistics

1986 M.A., Boston University

1984 B.A., Boston College, Psychology


Publications (selected)

  1. Leung, M.-T., Lui, H.-M., Law, S.-P., Fung, R. S.-Y., & Lau, K.-Y. (2011). Feedback consistency effect on writing-to-dictation task in Chinese. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing, 14, 61-71.
  2. Leung, M.-T., Law, S.-P., Fung, R., Lui, H.-M., & Weekes, B. S. (2011). A model of writing Chinese characters: Data from acquired dysgraphia and writing development. In E. Grigorenko, E. Mambrino, and D. Preiss (Eds.), Handbook of Writing: A mosaic of perspectives and views. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
  3. Yeung, O., & Law, S.-P. (2010). Executive functions and aphasia treatment outcomes? Data from an ortho-phonological cueing therapy for anomia in Chinese. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 12, 529-544.
  4. Law, S.-P., & Yeung, O. (2010). Effects of age-of-acquisition and semantic variables on reading characters in Chinese dyslexia. Applied Psycholinguistics, 31, 711-733.
  5. Lui, H.-M., Leung, M.-T., Law, S.-P., & Fung, R. S.-Y. (2010). A database for investigating the logographeme as a basic unit of writing Chinese. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 12, 8-18.
  6. Yeung, O., Law, S.-P., & Yau, M. (2009). Treatment generalization and executive control processes: Preliminary data from Chinese anomic individuals. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 44, 784-794.
  7. Law, S.-P., Weekes, B. S., Wong, W., & Chiu, K. (2009). Reading aloud pseudo-characters by individuals with acquired dyslexia: Evidence for lexically-mediated processes in reading Chinese. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24, 983-1008.
  8. Kong, A. P.-H., & Law, S.-P. (2009). A linguistic communication measure for monitoring changes in Chinese aphasic narrative production. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 23, 255-269.
  9. Law, S.-P., Weekes, B. S., & Wong, A. (2009). Language disorders in speakers of Chinese. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  10. Kong, A. P.-K., & Law, S.-P. (2009). Cantonese Linguistic Communication Measure (CLCM): A clinical tool for assessing aphasic narrative production. In S.-P. Law, B. S. Weekes, & A. Wong (Eds.), Language disorders in speakers of Chinese (pp. 255-272). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  11. Law, S.-P., Wong, W., & Wong, E. (2009). A semantic treatment for Cantonese anomic speakers: Implications for the relationship between impairment and therapy. In S.-P. Law, B. S. Weekes, & A. Wong (Eds.), Language disorders in speakers of Chinese (pp. 273-292). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  12. Law, S.-P., Weekes, B. S., Yeung, O., & Chiu, K. (2009). Age of acquisition effects on picture naming in Chinese anomia. In S.-P. Law, B. S. Weekes, & A. Wong (Eds.), Language disorders in speakers of Chinese (pp. 222-239). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  13. Law, S.-P., Wong, W., Yeung, O., & Weekes, B. S. (2008). The effect of age-of-acquisition on reading aloud in Chinese dyslexia. Neurocase, 14, 276-289.
  14. Wong, W., & Law, S.-P. (2008). The role of semantic short-term memory in verbal recall: Cross-linguistic evidence from two Chinese aphasic individuals. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 900-917.
  15. Law, S.-P., Yeung, O., & Chiu, K. (2008). Treatment for anomia in Chinese using an ortho-phonological cueing method. Aphasiology, 22, 139-163.
  16. Law, S.-P., Wong, W., Kong, A. (2006). Direct access from meaning to orthography in Chinese: A case study of superior written to oral naming. Aphasiology, 20, 565-578.
  17. Law, S.-P., Wong, W., Sung, F., & Hon, J. (2006). A study of semantic treatment of three Chinese anomic patients. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 16, 601-609.
  18. Law, S.-P., Wong, W., & Chiu, K. M.-Y. (2005). Whole-word phonological representations of disyllabic words in the Chinese lexicon: Data from acquired dyslexia. Behavioural Neurology, 16, 169-177.
  19. Law, S.-P., Yeung, O., Wong, W., & Chiu, K. M.-Y. (2005). Processing of semantic radicals in writing Chinese characters: Data from a Chinese dysgraphic patient. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 22(7), 885-903.