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My Ph.D. project is titled “Pathogen avoidance and moral emotions: Expression, perception, and response”, supervised by Prof. Dr. Joshua M. Tybur and Prof. Dr. Paul A.M. van Lange. The current project focuses on moral emotion, related social cognition, and its potential effect on social interactions from an evolutionary perspective. This Ph.D. project is financially supported by China Scholarship Council (CSC) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. I also study another research line on the topic of the human behavioral immune system's impact on intergroup/intragroup interaction.


I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Applied Psychology at Chongqing University (B.Sc., 2014), and Master's Degree in Basic Psychology – Social and Personality Psychology at Southwest University (M.Ed.,2017). Before starting my doctoral program at VU Amsterdam in August 2018, I worked as an Assistance Research Fellow in the field of Social Psychology at Southwest University. Since September 2022, I have been hired as a Research Associate by the department.

Research Interests

Morality and Moral Emotion; Social Norms; Behavioral Immune System; Pathogen Avoidance; Mixed Effect Modeling; Community Psychology



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Academic qualification

Basic Psychology - Social and Personality Psychology, Master, Southwest University

1 Sept 20141 Sept 2017

Applied Psychology, Bachelor, Chongqing University

1 Sept 20101 Sept 2014


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