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Dr. Yang Hu







Main Research Interests


Social Neuroscience & Neuroeconomics

• Neural and computation mechanism of social decision making (esp. altruistic choice, deception) and their modulators (e.g. trait, context, pharmacological treatment)



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Curriculum Vitae

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2013-2017 PhD Student at the Center for Economics and Neuroscience (CENs), Institute of Psychology, University of Bonn
2010-2013 M.Sc. in Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience, East China Normal Universtiy, Shanghai
2006-2010 B.Sc. in Applied Psychology, East China Normal University, Shanghai

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Journal Articles

• *Hu, Y., Scheele, D., Becker, B., Voos, G., David, B., Hurlemann, R., & Weber, B. (2016). The effect of oxytocin on third-party altruistic decisions in unfair situations: An fMRI study. Scientific Reports, 6.
• †*Hu, Y., †Strang, S., Weber, B. (2015) Helping or punishing strangers: Neural correlates of altruistic decisions as third-party and of its relation to empathic concern. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:24. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00024
• Enax, L., Hu, Y., Trautner, P., *Weber, B. (2015) Nutrition labels influence value computation of food products in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Obesity. DOI: 10.1002/oby.21027
• †Sun D. L., †Chan, C. C. H., Hu, Y., *Wang, Z. X., *Lee, T. M. C. (2015) Neural correlates of the outcome processing of dishonest choices: An fMRI and ERP study. Neuropsychologia, 68, 148-157. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.01.013
• †Zhang, Y. Y., †Hu, Y., Guan, S. C., Hong, X. L., Wang, Z. X., *Li, X. C. (2014) Neural substrate of initiation of cross-modal working memory retrieval. PLoS ONE 9(8): e103991. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103991
• *Pan, X. H., Hu, Y., Li, L., Li, J. Q. (2009) Evaluative-feedback stimuli selectively activate self-related regions: An fMRI study. Neuroscience Letters, 465, 90-94.

Working Papers

• †David, B., †*Hu, Y., Krüger, F., Weber, B. Other-regarding attention can modulate third-party altruistic choice: An fMRI study.
• *Hu, Y., Weber, B., Fiedler, S. Empathic concern can influence information searching during third-party altruistic decision making: an eye-tracking study
• *Yin, L. J., Hu, Y., Dynowsky, D., Li, J., Weber, B. The influence of prosocial motive on deception and underlying neural mechanism.
Note: “*” means corresponding author (CA), “†” means authors equally distributed


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