Lab PI: Rongjun YU, PhD (Univ. of Cambridge 2011)
google scholar profile (total citations > 3800; H index=36, papers>138)
2020 -- tenured Associate Professor, Department of Management, School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist Univ.
PI, Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU;
PI, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, HKBU
Our lab is supported by the System Health Lab, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, HKBU.
Office: The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies WLB 722. Ext. 3411 7581
We use behavioral and neuroscience methods to study economic and social decision making in young adults, children/adolescents/older adults, and patients with psychiatric disorders.
A research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner (2021---),
EEG systems, eye-tracking, fNIRS.
Editorship: 2020-present, Associate editor, Neurobiology of Stress (IF=7.197)
PhD students (Deadline: March/April for the regular track, Dec 1st for HKPFS)
Can choose one of the three departments (co-supervision arrangement is preferred):
The School of Business at HKBU is triple-accredited by the three most influential business school accreditation associations: the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), amongst the 1% of business schools worldwide with TRIPLE CROWN STATUS.
Only high calibre students will be nominated for Hong Kong PhD fellowship.
The regular-track students will be supported by university funds.
Postdoctoral positions (on a continuous basis)
Research assistant professor positions (on a continuous basis)
RAP positions are available in the area of cognitive neuroscience.
check our job ad @ Neuroeconomics job bank.
Feel free to drop me an email and find out more ()
Most recent publications:
Huang Y., Huang X., Ebstein R., Yu R. (2021). Intranasal Oxytocin in the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Multilevel Meta-Analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 122:18–27. pdf
Fu J., Wu S., Liu C., Camilleri J., Eickhoff S., Yu R. Distinct neural networks subserve placebo analgesia and nocebo hyperalgesia. Neuroimage. link pdf
Wu S., Sun S., Camilleri J., Eickhoff S., Yu R. Better the devil you know than the devil you don't: Neural processing of risk and ambiguity. Neuroimage. link
Zhen S., Chowdhury A., Yu R. (2021). The neural underpinnings of allocentric thinking in a novel signaling task. Neuroimage. pdf
Yaple Z., Tolomeo S., Yu R. (2021). Abnormal prediction error processing in schizophrenia and depression. Human Brain Mapping. pdf
Wen Z., Yu R. Unconscious preparation: effects of prime visibility on semantic generalization of task-priming. British Journal of Psychology
Neuroimaging: simultaneous fMRI+EEG, fNIRS, hyperscanning
Behavioural: Computational modelling, Eye tracking,
Pharmacological manipulation (e.g. Oxytocin),
Decision making under stress
Decision making in older adults
Organizational neuroscience/organizational behavior
Brain Science for Business (in prep., 2021--)
Brain Science for Management (in prep., 2022--)
PL6888 Selected topics in social and cognitive neuroscience
PL5308 Advanced social and cognitive neuroscience
PL4205 Developmental processes
PL4238 Social neuroscience
PL3260 Moral development
PL3289 Lab in decision science
Ad Hoc Journal Review (selected)
Nature Communications, PNAS, eLife, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews,
Journal of Neuroscience, Cerebral Cortex, Neuroimage, HBM,
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,
Child Development, Translational Psychiatry, Psychoneuroendocrinology,
Behavior Research Methods,
Journal impact factors and our selected publications
Human brain mapping IF=4.5
psychological medicine IF=5.6
schizophrenia research IF=3.8
Selected Media Coverage