Sau-Chin Chen

Associate Professor of Psychology

Tzu-Chi University


Sau-Chin Chen is the associate professor of Department of Human Development and Psychology, Tzu-Chi University since 2017. Between 2016 Feb and 2017 Jan, I was visiting Department of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam . Durning this period, I am collaborating with Rolf Zwaan on the mental simulation in language comprehension. You will find the articles and blog posts about my research that are going to be updated.

This website is updated based on my knowledge about data science . The data of the previous website are stored on this repository . Since 2017, I have participated in COS Ambassador project and registered the membership of The Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS) . This experience truns me out the interests to evaluate and improve the quality of psycholinguistic researches. I am developing the Chinese tutorial of open sciences and registered reports. Welcome share my materials of Registered Report Workshop . I would like to share with people who wish to improve the psychology science.


  • Language Comprehension
  • Word Reading
  • Open Sciences


  • PhD in Psychology, 2004

    National Chung Cheng University

  • BSc in Psychology, 1998

    National Chengchi University



Experienced User


Analysis and Simulation


Cognition and Language



Associate Professor

Tzu-Chi University

Aug 2017 – Present Hualien, Taiwan
Taught experimental psychology and statistics.

Assistant Professor

Tzu-Chi University

Mar 2009 – Jul 2017 Hualien, Taiwan
Taught experimental psychology and statistics.

Blog Posts

If Emily Rosa met Thomas Bayes ...

Reanalysis of the study conducted by a young girl two decades ago. Everyone will learn how to use Bayesian inference in this simple …

Psychological Science Podcasts

There are many psycholigical scienteists starting podcasts on internet. This post collected the living English podcasts.

Use bookdownplus write papers and manage lab logs

My brief notes after realize the usage of bookdownplus.


Orientation Effects across Languages

Investigating the mental simulation of object orientation across languages and cultures.

Selected Publications


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