Selected Publications

Model Psychological Processes as Networks

Yang, X., Ram, N., Lougheed, J. P., Molenaar, P. C. M., & Hollenstein, T. (2019). Adolescents’ emotion system dynamics: Network-based analysis of physiological and emotional experience. Developmental Psychology, 55(9), 1982-1993. DOI: 10.1037/dev0000690 (pdf)

Yang, X., Ram, N., Gest, S., Lydon, D., Conroy, D. E., Pincus, A. L., & Molenaar, P. C. M. (2018). Socioemotional dynamics of emotion regulation and depressive symptoms: A person-specific network approach. Complexity, 2018, Article ID 5094179. DOI: 10.1155/2018/5094179 (pdf)

Design Network Control to Inform Personalized Intervention

Yang, X., Ram, N., Molenaar, P.C.M., Cole, P.M. (2021) Describing and controlling multivariate nonlinear dynamics: A Boolean network method. Multivariate Behavioral Research. DOI: 10.1080/00273171.2021.1911772 (pdf)

Yang, X., Ram, N., Albert, R., & Elreda, L. M. (under review). Modeling and managing behavior change in groups: A Boolean network method. 

Utilize AI to Study Development and Learning

Yang, X., Ram, N., Robinson, T., & Reeves, B. (2019). Using screenshots to predict task switching on smartphones. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19 Late Breaking Work). Glasgow, UK. May 2019. DOI: 10.1145/3290607.3313089 (pdf)

Ram, N., Yang, X., Cho, M.J., Brinberg, M., Muirhead, F., Reeves, B., & Robinson, T. (2019). Screenomics: A new approach for observing and studying individuals’ digital lives. Journal of Adolescent Research, 1-35, DOI: 10.1177/0743558419883362

Reeves, B., Ram, N., Robinson, T., Cummings, J., Giles, L., Pan, J., Chiatti, Cho, M., Roehrick, K., Yang, X., Gagneja, A., Brinberg, M., Muise, D., Lu, Y., Fitzgerald, A., & Yeykelis, L (2019). Screenomics: a framework to capture and analyze personal life experiences and the ways that technology shapes them. Human-Computer Interaction. DOI: 10.1080/07370024.2019.1578652