Research Interest

Chinese Reading

Reading is one of the most important cognitive processes for people in modern society. Our research interest focuses on the mechanisms of reading, including characters and words recognition, and Chinese segmentation and so on.

Eye Movement Control

Eyes are the window to the mind. One of our research interests focuses on understanding the mechanisms of eye movement control, especially during reading.

Object-based Visual Attention

What’s the unit of slective visual attention? Many studies showed that attention is constrained by object boundaries. We are interested in the mechanisms of object-based attention.


Research method

Behavior Study

Eye Tracking

Computational Modeling


Research Grants

Knowledge Innovation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (KSCX2-YW-BR-6)

Natural Science Foundation of China (31070904)


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