LIN Zhicheng


LIN Zhicheng

Assistant Professor

Education Background:
BS in Psychology, Peking University
Visiting Scholar, University College London
Summer School in Vision Science, York University
PhD in Psychology, University of Minnesota
Summer School in Cognitive Neuroscience, UCSB
Office Address

Career Development Club: students are welcome to drop by my office (TB 554) every Monday 5 to 6 PM for counseling on career development issues (career planning, career choices, academic writing, applying for PhD, etc.)

Teaching Area

Unpaid RA positions are available for motivated and hard-working students


A postdoc position is available with competitive salary (180K after tax + 120K pre-tax + 龙岗区驻区高等院校特聘岗位竞争申请E档6万元/年资助 + Social insurance and housing fund, per year); access to MRI and MEG is available with arrangements


Cognition & consciousness; clinical & health applications; science & public policy; research methods; metascience

Lab info

We aim to build the best research group in cognition and health research with real-world impacts, including on health practice, public opinions, and social policy. Our lab studies cognitive processes underlying human behaviors. Our efforts aim toward three domains:

1) Vision and cognition: What are the basic characteristics of vision/cognition and how do they drive behaviors? How does vision/cognition change across lifespan and how it manifests in different populations? What is the neural basis of vision/cognition? 

2) Health and clinical applications: What are the cognitive mechanisms behind health behavior and disorders? How do we promote well-being and human potentials by changing mindsets, attitudes, and behaviors?

3) Science and policy: How to achieve personal improvements and establish better social policies based on scientific evidence? How might we better disseminate such knowledge? How to go from knowledge to actions? How to accelerate the development of psychological education, research, and service in China? How to promote the voice of Chinese psychology on the world stage?