Our Team


Yazhuo Kong

Assistant Professor

Ming Zhang

Doctoral Students

Jiyuan Wang Yupu Zhu Zhaoxing Wei Leiyao Zhang

Master Students

Yuqi Zhang

Sino-Danish College

Xiao Yu Xiuyi Han

Research Assistant

Xiaomin Lin

Former Members

Guangyue Tian Jiahui Zhong Hong Li Laust

Zhang Ming

张明 Research Associate
Cognitive and Developmental Psychology Research Office
Academic Positions

2019.05-present    Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant Professor
2016.12- 2018.12    University of Exeter,Post-doc
2014.10- 2019.04    Dalian Medical University,Lecturer

Research Field

Social pain, physical pain


My current research focuses on the interaction between social pain and physical pain.

Representative works

1. Zhang, M., Zhang, Y., Mu, Y., Wei, Z., & Kong, Y. (2021). Gender discrimination facilitates fMRI responses and connectivity to thermal pain. NeuroImage, 118644. doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118644

2. Zhang, M., Barreto, M., & Doyle, D. (2019). Stigma-based rejection experiences affect trust in others. Social Psychological and Personality Science. doi.org/10.1177/1948550619829057

3. 张明, 穆妍, 章玉琪, 孔亚卓. 污名化对被污名个体人际互动的影响. 心理科学进展, 2020. 28(9):1564–1574. doi.org/10.3724/SP.J.1042.2020.01564