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Li Zhao

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Graduate Student

Psychology

lz170212@ohio.edu


Year of Entry

Fall 2013

Program

Experimental Cognitive Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Ronaldo Vigo

Curriculum Vitae

Li Zhao
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
200 Porter Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701    
(740) 593-1707
lz170212@ohio.edu

Education

B.A., Applied Psychology, Nankai University (2013)
Thesis: The Emperor’s New Clothes Effect in Laymen’s Assessment Process of Literature and Artworks

Research Experience

Graduate Assistant to Dr. Ronaldo Vigo, Center for the Advancement of Cognitive Science
Ohio University,  (Aug 2013 – present)

  • Attended lab meetings to discuss ongoing work and related journal articles, and receive individual instruction on cognitive and modeling topics.
  • Assisted in estimating model parameters using Excel.
  • Creating stimuli for experiments using Photoshop.
  • Used Python and Matlab for running experiments.
  • Collected and analyzed data for several experiments using Matlab 7 and SPSS software.
  • Trained undergraduate research assistants to conduct experiments in the lab.

Undergraduate Assistant to Dr. Xiaokang Lv
Nankai University (Fall 2012 – Spring 2013)

  • Helped run participants, and programming and analyze data

Teaching Experience

Online Facilitator, Elementary Statistical Reasoning (Spring 2016)
Ohio University, Sally Weekley

Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Spring 2016)
Ohio University, Charles Doan

Graduate Assistant, Elementary Statistical Reasoning (Spring 2016)
Ohio University, Ronaldo Vigo

Graduate Assistant, General Psychology (Fall 2015)
Ohio University, Sandra Hoyt

Graduate Assistant, Cognitive Psychology (Fall 2015)
Ohio University, Ronaldo Vigo

Graduate Assistant, Elementary Statistical Reasoning (Fall 2015)
Ohio University, Susan Tice-Alice

Graduate Assistant, Elementary Statistical Reasoning (Spring 2015)
Ohio University, Susan Tice-Alice

Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Fall 2014)
Ohio University, Shannon Pinegar

Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Fall 2014)
Ohio University, Jiuqing Cheng

Graduate Assistant, Cognitive Psychology (Spring 2014)
Ohio University, Derek E. Zeigler

Graduate Assistant, Social Psychology (Fall 2013)
Ohio University, Elizabeth A. Dyczewski

Coursework

Overall Graduate GPA: 3.911
Statistical/Mathematical Courses

  • Data Management (CR)
  • Adv Stats Behavioral Sciences (A-)
  • Linear Regression Analysis (A)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (A-)

Psychology Courses

  • Cognitive Processes (A)
  • Adv Research Methods (B)
  • Experimental Social Psychology (A)
  • Math Modeling of Cognition (A)
  • Seminar in Teaching Psychology (A)
  • Human Psychophysiology (A)
  • Concept Learning & Categorization (In Progress)

Publications

Zhao, L., Yao, Q., Xiong, Y., Meng, X., & Xu, Z. (2012). Relationship among the College Students’ Proactive Personality, Social Capital and outcome of Job Seeking: Mediating effect of Job Seeking Self-efficacy. 15th National Conference of Psychology, Guangzhou

Presentations

Vigo, R., Basawaraj, B., Doan, C.A., Zeigler, D.E., Barcus, K.C., & Zhao, L. (May 2014). Theories of Informativeness: A Comprehensive Empirical Investigation. Accepted talk to be given at the Midwestern Cognitive Science meeting. Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Vigo, R., Halsey, P. A., Zeigler, D. E., Basawaraj, B., Doan, C. A., Barcus, K. M., Zhao, J., & Zhao, L. (April 2015). An invariance-based foundation for Cognitive Science. Poster presented at the 25th Anniversary of the Indiana University Cognitive Science Program meeting. Indiana Memorial Union, Bloomington, IN.

Barcus, K.C., Vigo, R., & Zhao, L. (July 2015). Generalized invariance structure theory accounts for the 32[4] family ordering for both integral and separable dimensions.  Poster submitted to the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Psychology meeting. University of California Irvine, Newport Beach, CA.

Doan, C., Vigo, R., Zhao, L. & Barcus, M. (August 2016). Parainformative and Serioinformative Categorization of Integral Dimensional Stimuli.  Submitted to the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Psychology meeting. Pernille Hemmer of Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ


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