The Sussman Laboratory is pleased to welcome Dr. Huizhen (Joann) Tang, PhD to the laboratory as our new postdoctoral researcher! We are excited to begin working with her to investigate the role of neural adaptation of visual circuits in perception.
Please see below for a brief bio of Dr. Tang’s background and current interests.
I received my PhD (2015) at Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia). My thesis work investigated the cortical processing of temporal information in children and adults using concurrent recordings of magnetroencephalography (MEG) and electroencephalography (EEG).
At the present, I am working as a postdoctoral researcher with Dr. Sussman in a NIH funded project on neural adaptation. In particular, we aim to gain a better understanding of how adaptation of visual cortical circuits contributes to perception in young adults, combining event-related potentials (ERPs) and psychophysical measures.