Leong Yi Ting

CherylLeong Yi Ting


Biographical Profile

Yi Ting earned her Master of Science in Developmental Psychopathology from Durham University, and her Bachelor with Honours from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. Prior to joining CRADLE, she was a Research Assistant at the National Institute Education, working on a project that focused on language development in Singaporean English-Chinese bilingual children.

Research Interests

Yi Ting is interested in research topics pertaining to cognitive processes underlying knowledge acquisition and general cognitive development, and how they may be generalised and optimised across different domains of learning and to learners of different abilities.

Research Expertise

Cognitive development, language development, neuroplasticity

Current Research Projects

  1. Brain-NORM: Understanding brain networks of Reading and Math to inform diagnostics and interventions (2023 – current)
  2. Reading Brains: How language mixes contribute to effective bilingualism and biliteracy in Singapore (2019 – current)