Yuhong V Jiang

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Dept of Psychology
252 Elliott Hall

75 E River Rd


Jiang conducts research on visual cognition using behavioral testing and functional brain imaging. She is interested in brain mechanisms that allow humans to perceive, attend, learn, and remember visual input, and how such processing guides visual and cognitive decision making.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Psychology, Yale University, 2000.


  • Psychology, human attention and memory, brain imaging
Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • Brain & Cognitive Processes
  • Applying fMRI to Cognitive Research
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance: 2005 - present
  • Editorial Board, Psychological Science: 2005 - 2008
  • Contextual Cueing: Implicit Learning and Memory of Visual Context Guides Spatial Attention.: Jiang, Yuhong, Chun, M.M., Cognitive Psychology, 36 28-71, 1998.
  • Organization of Visual-Short Term Memory.: Jiang, Yuhong, Olson, I. R., & Chun, M.M. , Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 26 683-702, 2000.
  • Jiang, Y.V., & Swallow, K.M. (in press, 2013). Spatial reference frame of incidentally learned attention. Cognition.
  • Koldewyn, K., Weigelt, S., Kanwisher, N., & Jiang, Y.V. (in press, 2013). Multiple object tracking in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2005
  • Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, 2004
  • American Psychological Association, Division 3, Young Investigator Award, 2002
  • Helen Hay Whitney Research Fellowship, 2001 - 2003
  • McKnight Presidential Fellow, 2008 - 2011