Dr TSO Van Yip Ricky

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology,
The Education University of Hong Kong        

Phone: (852) 29488876
Email: rvytso@eduhk.hk
ORCID: 0000-0001-8745-6913
Education PhD, Specialization in Educational Psychology,
Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Biography An Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, The Education University of Hong Kong. Trained as a professional educational psychologist, Dr Ricky Tso’s research aims at revealing the neuro-cognitive mechanisms of learning and applying his research findings into practice. He has a particular interest in research related, but not limited, to literacy and language development, developmental dyslexia and special education. He utilizes a variety of research methods in my studies including behavioural, cognitive, and electrophysiological techniques such as EEG.
Research Interests
  • Educational Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Reading Development
  • Developmental Psychopathology
5 Representative Publications
  • Tso, R. V., Chan, R. T., & Hsiao, J. H. (2020). Holistic but with reduced right-hemisphere involvement: The case of dyslexia in Chinese character recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Advanced Online Publication.
  • Tso, R. V., Chan, R. T., Hsiao, J. H., Kwok, C. W., Lin, D., & Liu, D. (2019). The association of visual spatial attention, holistic processing and reading abilities in Chinese adolescents with and without dyslexia. Poster to be presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Toronto, Canada.
  • Tso, R. V. Y., Yeung, K.K.Y, .Hsiao, J. H., Shum, K. K. M. (2018). Salvaging English literacy as L2 in native Chinese-speaking children with dyslexia. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Brighton, U.K.
  • Au, T. K., Chan, S. W., Chan, W. W. L., Cheng, L., Siegel, L. L., Tso, R. V. (2015). Can Non-interactive Language Input Benefit Young Second-Language Learners? Journal of Child Language, 42(2), 323-350.
  • Tso, R. V., Au, T. K., & Hsiao, J. H. (2014). Perceptual Expertise: Can Sensorimotor Experience Change Holistic Processing and Left-side Bias? Psychological Science, 25(9), 1757-1767.