Doctoral student in Cognition

Xinyue is a doctoral student in the Cognition program working with Akram Bakkour. She received her B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Communication from UC San Diego in 2020. After graduation, she completed the MAPSS program and worked as an Instructional Assistant at the University of Chicago.

Xinyue is interested in the cognitive and neural mechanisms of human memory and decision making. Broadly speaking, she wants to explore whether and how people recall episodic memory while making decisions, and any factors that interact with this process.