Dandan is a Ph.D. student at the Université de Lille. She is interested in the research
of emotion perception under crowding. She originally graduated from the Xiamen University and the
Institute of Psychology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences where she earned her Master’s degree in
Development and Education. During her studies, she investigated how predictable threat stimuli
affected anxiety and investigated the neural responses to rapid facial expressions using MEG technology.
Additionally, she worked as a research assistant in the lab of Dr. Yanjie Su at Peking University
where she participated in “empathy research”. Currently, she focuses on investigating the
“ensemble perceptions” of facial expressions.