Fei Wang Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Tsinghua University

Dr. Wang is interested in the neural basis of self-processing, the neural basis of cultural thinking, predictions of individual differences based on multimodal brain imaging data, and the neural basis of positive experience.


Tsinghua University, Ph.D., 2015

Peking University, M.S., 2011

Peking University, B.S., 2008


Tsinghua University, Assistant Professor, 2018 - current

Tsinghua University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015 – 2018

Selected Publications

Huang, J., Wang, F., Sui, J., & Wan, X. (in press). Functional and structural basis of the color-flavorincongruency effect in visual search. Neuropsychologia.

Liu, G., Zeng, G., Wang, F., Rotshtein, P., Peng, K., & Sui, J. (2018). Praising others differently: neuroanatomical correlates to individual differences in trait gratitude and elevation. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 13(12), 1225-1234.

Ding, Y., Hu, X., Li, J., Ye, J., Wang, F., & Zhang, D. (2018). What Makes a Champion: The Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Expertise in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Games. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 34(8), 682-694. (joint corresponding author)

Wang, F., Peng, K., Chechlacz, M., Humphreys, G., & Sui, J. (2017). The neural basis of orienting independence vs. interdependence: A voxel-based morphometric analysis of brain volume. Psychological Science, 28(4), 519-529.

Yu, Z., & Wang, F. (2017). Income Inequality and Happiness: An Inverted U-Shaped Curve. Frontiers in psychology, 8.

Liu M., Wang, F., & Peng, K. (2017). The “Depressive” Attributional Style Is Not That Depressive for Buddhists. Frontiers in Psychology. (joint corresponding author)

Wang, F., Sun, J., Sun, P.*, Weidler, B. J., & Abrams, R. A. (2017). Influence of Simple Action on Subsequent Manual and Ocular Responses. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79(2), 389-395.

Hu, X., Yu, J., Song, M., Yu, C., Wang, F., Sun, P., ... & Zhang, D. (2017). EEG Correlates of Ten Positive Emotions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11.

Wang, F., Li, G., Chen, J., Duan, Y., & Zhang, D. (2016). Novel semi-dry electrodes for brain– computer interface applications. Journal of Neural Engineering, 13(4), 046021. (joint first author)

Zhang, X., Xing, C., Guan, Y., Song, X., Melloy, R., Wang, F., & Jin, X. (2016). Attitudes toward older adults: A matter of cultural values or personal values? Psychology and Aging, 31, 89–100.

Yu, Z., Wang, F., Wang, D., & Bastin, M. (2012). Beyond Reaction Times: Incorporating Mouse-Tracking Measures into the Implicit Association Test to Examine its Underlying Process. Social Cognition, 30(3), 289–306. (joint first author)

Hou, Y., Gao, G., Wang, F., Li, T., & Yu, Z. (2011). Organizational Commitment and Creativity: the Influence of Thinking Styles. Annals of Economics & Finance, 12(2).

Contact Information


Office: Room 304, Weiqing Building, Tsinghua University, Haidian District, Beijing