Shan Wang

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Duke Kunshan University

Her research interests lie primarily in the area of cognitive psychology and extend across a range of subjects related to perception and action, individual differences and life span development. More specifically, her research work focuses on visual perception, pain and attention, and age-related changes in motor cognition. Recently, she has expanded her research to study the movement coordination of children with neuro-developmental disorders.
She has published in a number of leading academic journals and serves as a reviewer for PAIN, European Journal of Pain, Research in Developmental Disabilities, Psychology and Aging. She is also a member of the American Psychological Association, British Psychological Society, International Association for the Study of Pain and International Society for DCD Research.
Wang has a B.Sc. and a postgraduate diploma in psychology from Tianjin Normal University, China, and Loughborough University, U.K. She has an M.Sc. in psychology from the University of Edinburgh and completed clinical training at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, with a focus on cognitive impairment; and has a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Bath, U.K, and completed her work based in the Centre for Pain Research, Bath.
Before joining Duke Kunshan, she was a postdoctoral researcher at Oxford Brookes University, U.K.



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