Shenzhen University

Research Specialist

1 February 2016


  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Social Cognition
  • Ultimatum Game
  • Neuroeconomics
  • Matlab
  • fNIRS

Projects (Lead Research Assistant)

  • The development of norm adaptation across development (behavioral)
  • The contribution of prefrontal cortex to norm adaptation (fNIRS)

Research Experience

  • Recruited 119 healthy participants (ages 6 – 24) through local school systems.
  • Developed an experiment protocol including study design and data collection.
  • Translated questionnaires and adapted to the Chinese context.
  • Conducted model-based analysis (e.g., Fehr-Schmidt inequality aversion utility, temporal difference learning model and Bayesian observer model) on the learning part from a fairness game.

Posters & Presentations

  • Xu, P., Jiang, Y., Yu, M., Xu, J., Qin, L., & Luo, Y. (July 2016). Social norm and prefrontal development: an fNIRS study. Oral presentation given at the 3rd Symposium on Brain Imaging and EEG Applications, Dalian, China