Yujia Peng is currently a principle investigator at School of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences at Peking University. She received her bachelor’s degree at Peking University in 2014 and her doctorate degree at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She did her post-doctoral research at UCLA with Michelle Craske and Hakwan Lau. Yujia Peng joined Peking University in September 2021.

List of Publications

(* Equal contribution, # Corresponding author)

Peng, Y.*, Knotts, J.D.*#, Taylor, C.T., Craske, M.G., Stein, M.B., Bookheimer, S., Young, K.S., Simmons, A.N., Yeh, H., Ruiz, J., Paulus, P.M. (2021). Failure to identify robust latent variables of positive or negative valence processing across units of analysis. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 6(5), 518-526.

Shu, T.#, Peng, Y., Zhu, S., & Lu, H. (2021). A unified psychological space for human perception of physical and social events. Cognitive Psychology. 128. 101398.

Peng, Y. #, Lu, H., & Johnson, S. P. (2021). Infant perception of causal motion produced by humans and inanimate objects. Infant Behavior and Development, 64, 101615.

Peng, Y. #, Lee, H., Shu, T., & Lu, H. (2020). Exploring biological motion perception in two-stream convolutional neural networks. Vision Research, 178, 28-40.

Chiang J.N. #, Peng, Y., Lu, H., Holyoak, K.J., & Monti, M.M. (2020). Distributed code for semantic relations predicts neural activity during analogical reasoning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 1-13.

Peng, Y. #, Ichien, N., & Lu, H. (2020). Causal actions enhance perception of continuous body movements. Cognition, 194, 104060,

Ogren, M.#, Kaplan, B., Peng, Y., Johnson, K. L., & Johnson, S. P. (2019). Motion or emotion: Infants discriminate emotional biological motion based on low-level visual information. Infant Behavior and Development, 57, 101324.

Tsang, T., Ogren, M., Peng, Y., Nguyen, B., Johnson, K.L. & Johnson S.P. # (2018). Infant perception of sex differences in biological motion displays. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 173, 338–350.

Keane, B. P.*, Peng, Y.*, Demmin, D., Silverstein, S. M., & Lu, L. (2018). Intact perception of coherent motion, dynamic rigid form, and biological motion in chronic schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 268, 53-59.

Shu, T.*#, Peng, Y.*, Fan, L., Zhu, S., & Lu, H. (2017). Perception of human interaction based on motion trajectories: from aerial videos to decontextualized animations. Topics in Cognitive Science, 10(1), 225-241.

Peng, Y. #, Thurman, S., & Lu, H. (2017). Causal action: A fundamental constraint on perception and inference about body movements. Psychological Science, 28(6), 798-807.

van Boxtel, J. #, Peng, Y., Su, J., & Lu, H. (2016). Individual differences in high-level biological motion tasks correlate with autistic traits. Vision Research, 141, 136-144.

Chen, J., Yu, Q., Zhu, Z., Peng, Y., & Fang, F.# (2016). Spatial summation revealed in the earliest visual evoked component C1 and the effect of attention on its linearity. Journal of Neurophysiology, 115(1), 500-509.

Chen, J., He, Y., Zhu, Z., Zhou, T., Peng, Y., Zhang, X., & Fang, F.# (2014). Attention-dependent early cortical suppression contributes to crowding. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(32), 10465-10474.

Lu, J. *, & Peng, Y.*# (2014). Brain-computer interface for cyberpsychology: components, methods, and applications. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning (IJCBPL), 4(1), 1-14.