Peng is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology at Wayne State University (Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Program) and a Graduate Research Assistant and student trainee mentored by Naftali Raz in the IOG's Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging Lab.
- Ph.D. student in Psychology (Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience), Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2007-present
- M.A. Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI *Thesis: Contributions of Neuroanatomical and Cognitive Factors to Age-Related Differences in Navigational Skill, 2012
- Neuroscience, Biopsychology, and Cognitive Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China, 2004-2007
- B.S. in Biology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China, 2000-2004
- Gerontological Society of America, Student Member, 2007-present
- Society for Neuroscience, Student Member, 2010-present
Peng Zhang, Xiangchuan Chen, Peng Yuan, Daren Zhang and Sheng He (2006) The effect of visuospatial attentional load on the processing of irrelevant acoustic distractors. NeuroImage 33: 715-724
Peng Yuan, Ana Daugherty, Naftali Raz. Age-related Turning Asymmetry in Virtual Morris Water Maze (in preparation).
Graduate Research Assistant for Naftali Raz, Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging Lab, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2007-present
Graduate Research Assistant for Prof. Daren Zhang, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, P.R.China, Cognitive Psychology Lab,2004-2007
Yuan, P. & Raz, N. Change of movement direction: a study on turning behaviors in virtual Morris Water Maze. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. San Diego, CA, November 17, 2010