Mintao is a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of East Anglia.  Before joining the School of Psychology at UEA, he was a senior research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Germany.  


He completed his PhD study in the Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and then did his postdoc research on face processing at the University of Hong Kong and on spatial navigation at Brown University. 


Mintao supervises both postgraduate and undergraduate thesis, and he teaches the following modules in the School of Psychology:

PSY-5017B: COGNITIVE AND BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Module Organizer and Cognitive Psychology theme coordinator; co-lecture with Dr Andrew Bayliss, Dr Sara Bengtsson, and Dr Tom Sambrook)

PSY-6018A: DECODING THE REAL-WORLD: from Light to Neurons to Experience (Module Organizer: Dr George Malcolm)


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For more information about Mintao and his research, please visit the Person and Space Perception lab here


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