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Dr. Lijun Yin

 Lijun Yin





Main Research Interests

  • Neural basis of social and economic decision making
  • Moral judgment and moral transgression (esp. deception)
  • Neuroeconomics


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Curriculum Vitae

PhD training in Center for Economics and Neuroscience, University of Bonn, Germany
2009 Research training in Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Key laboratory of Brain Functional Genomics, Ministry of Education, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
2009-2012 Basic Psychology at the School of Psychology and Cognitive Science at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China (Master’s Degree of Science)
2009-2012 Science of Information and Computation at the department of Applied Mathematics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, China (Bachelor’s Degree of Science)


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Yin, L., Lou, Y., Fan, M., Wang, Z. & Hu, Y. (2015) Neural evidence for the use of digit-image mnemonic in a superior memorist: an fMRI study. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 9.


Yin, L. & Weber, B. (2016) Can beneficial ends justify lying? Neural responses to the passive reception of lies and truth-telling with beneficial and harmful monetary outcomes. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience(11), 423-432.

Yin, L., Reuter, M. & Weber, B. (2016) Let the man choose what to do: Neural correlates of spontaneous lying and truth-telling. Brain and Cognition, 102, 13-25.

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