People

Principal Investigator

ziliZili Liu

Ph.D., Brown University

Professor in Cognitive Psychology, UCLA.

Office: Franz Hall 7619  Phone: (310) 267-4683  Email: zili@psych.ucla.edu

Zili Liu studies visual perception — how people see and why they see the way they do. He joined UCLA’s Psychology Department in 2001. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. in Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, and his M.S. in Applied Mathematics, both from Brown University. He received his B.Sc. in Physics, from Beijing (Peking) University, China. He supports Rural China Education Foundation (http://www.ruralchina.org/).

 


Graduate Students

Yang Zen Xing

Doctoral Student, Cognitive Psychology {Computational Cognition Specialization}

B.A., Psychology, UCLA

Email: yangxing92@gmail.com

 

 

 

Lucy Cui

Doctoral Student, Cognitive Psychology {Computational Cognition Specialization}, UCLA

B.A., Psychology with Statistics minor, UCLA

My research interests revolve around mathematical and statistical cognition, including mental representation of number and reasoning/decision-making using visualizations.

Email: Lucy.cui@ucla.edu

 

Maggie Yeh

Doctoral Student, Cognitive Psychology, UCLA 
{Cognitive Neuroscience Specialization}

B.A., Psychology, UC Berkeley

Email: maggieyeh@g.ucla.edu

 

Eldon Hsiao

Doctoral Student, Cognitive Psychology, UCLA 

B.S., Psychology, UIUC

Email: eldonhsiao@g.ucla.edu


Lab Manager

Ziyuan Chen

Undergraduate Student, UCLA

Cognitive Science Major with Specilization in Computing

Statistics Minor

Email: ziyuan@g.ucla.edu


Research Assistants

Alex Lansing
Alice Wong
Arman Sani
Camellia Liu
Eliezer Lasry
Gracie Ge
Hikari Umemori
Henry Krasner
Jingwei Chen
Tyler Wu


Lab Alumni

Andrew Silva, Postdoc, Univ Waterloo, Canada (PhD 2018)
Bas Rokers, Associate Prof, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi (PhD 2006).
Ben Thompson, Professor, Univ Waterloo, Canada (Postdoc, 04 – 06).
Chéla Willey, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Loyola Marymount Univ, CA (PhD 2018)
Hongjing Lu, Professor, UCLA (PhD 2006). The Computational Vision and Learning Lab
Xiaoyang Yang, Researcher, Blizzard Entertainment (PhD 2012).

Tabitha Safari, Lab Manager, UCLA.
Rachel Ho, Lab Manager, UCLA.
Kinneret Gordon, Lab Manager, UCLA.
Sabrina Karjack, Lab Manager, UCLA.
Yifan Ding, Lab Manager, UCLA.

Abdul Deeb, UCLA (BS)
Al Gu
Amir Yekani
Angelica Gomez
Changrui Li*
Chitvan Saggu
Chris Robinson
Daniel Tsiu
Gagan Grewal
Haleh Matinrad
Jake Lorimer
Kenneth Tran
Kinshuk Sen
Lizeth Sotelo
Melissa Lee
Mollie Zhang
Phoebe Liang
Rofida Rakha
Ryan Sabillo
Sebastian Christopher Waz*, Cognitive Science with Specialization in Computing, UCLA (BS 2016)
Skyler Rothganger
Soham Desai
Tea Asatiani
Thomas Botch*
Tiffany Hwang*
Weixuan Wu

*= indicate undergraduates who completed an independent project under the mentorship of Zili Liu, Ph.D., and graduate students