Chuan-Peng Hu, PhD

Post-doc Researcher (2017 ~ currently)

Deutsches Resilienz Zentrum (DRZ) , 55131 Mainz, Germany.

Email: hcp4715 at gmail dot com;


2012.08 ~ 2017.07 Ph. D, Department of Psychology, Tsinghua University. ( Advisor: Dr. Kaiping Peng)

2016.02 ~ 2016.08 Visiting Student, Department of Experimental Psychology, the University of Oxford.  (Advisor: Dr. Jie Sui)

2009 ~ 2012 M.A. of Psychology, Hubei University;

2005 ~ 2009 L.L.B.; B.Sc. of psychology (Dual degree), Hubei University.

Manuscripts (* corresponding author)

  • Liu, Q.-L., Wang, F., Sui, J., Peng, K., & Hu, C.-P*. (submitted). The Reliability and Validity of Chinese Version of Free Will and Determinism Plus Scale: PsyArxiv.
  • Hu, C.-P.*, Lan, Y., Macrae, C. N., & Sui, J. (submitted). Good Me Bad Me: Does Valence Influence Self-Prioritization During Perceptual Decision-Making? : PsyArxiv.
  • Lyu, X., XU, Y., Zhao, X., Zuo, X., & Hu, C-P*. (under revision). The prevalence of misinterpretation of p-value and confidence intervals. (preprint)
  • Liu, Y., Chen, S., Fan, F., Di, X., Fan, H., Feng, C., Gan, Y., Li, H., Lv, X., Xu, P., Yuan, B., Zuo, X.-N., Hu, C.-P.*. (under review). Reporting Standard for Meta-Analysis in Psychology: Status and Recommendations (in Chinese). (preprint on Chinaxiv)
  • Yin, J., Hu, C.-P*. (under review). Are brain imaging results “over-persuasive” (in Chinese). (preprint on Chinaxiv)
  • Hu, C.-P., Huang, Y., Eickhoff, S. B., Peng, K., & Sui, J. (under review). Seeking the “beauty center” in the brain: A meta-analysis of fMRI studies of beautiful human faces and visual art. (preprint on BiorXiv)

Publications (* corresponding author)

File Drawer (* corresponding author; No plan for submission)

Academic Awards and Distinctions

  • Summa cum laude, Tsinghua University, 2017.07.
  • The 22nd  Rising Star of Graduate Students, 2017.05. (the Highest academic award for graduate students in Tsinghua University, about 10 were selected from more than 14, 000 PhD students each year.)
  • Awarded Tsinghua Scholarship for Oversea Graduate Studies (£5,700), to visit the Department of Experimental Psychology, the University of Oxford (2016.02 – 2016.08)
  • Awarded Qing He Scholarship for Distinguished Graduate Student for 2014 – 2015, School of Social Science, Tsinghua University
  • Third Prize for Graduate Student Paper Award at 17th National Academic Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China, 2014.
  • Selected by the “Tsinghua-Peking-Berkeley” Ph.D. Program, Tsinghua University, July 2012
  • Award for Research and Innovation, School of Education, Hubei University (2012)

Conference Abstracts (*oral presentations)

  • Hu, C.-P., Andres, E., Meyer, B., Gerlicher, A. M., V., Tüscher, O., & Kalisch, R. Consolidating the Memories of Fear Regulation. Poster presented at the 11th European Meeting on Human Fear Conditioning, Würzburg, Germany: May, 2019.
  • *Hu, C-P., IJzerman, H. et al., The Human Penguin Project: Climate, Social Integration, and Core Body Temperature. International Convention of Psychological Science 2019. Paris, France: March, 2019.
  • *Hu, C., Wang, F., Guo, J., Song, M., & Peng, K. (2015). Replication Crisis and Methodological Reform in Psychology (in Chinese). 18th National Academic Congress of Psychology, Tianjin, China.
  • Hu, C., Peng, K., & Sui, J. (2015). The modulation effect of morality in perceptual matching revealed by Event-Related Potentials. 8th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA
  • *Hu, C., Peng, K., & Sui, J.(2014). The modulation of moral status in perceptual matching: facilitation and arousal effects (in Chinese). 17th National Academic Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China
  • *Hu, C. & Deng, X. (2010). The Status and Prospects of Cognitive-Neurolaw (in Chinese). 13th National Academic Congress of Psychology, Shanghai, China


  • Supervision B.S. Dissertation for 3 psychology students (Hubei University, 2015 – 2018)
  • Supervision B.S. Dissertation for 4 psychology students (Hubei University, 2014 – 2016)

Professional Activities and Services

  • November 01, 2017, Organizer &lecterer, a wokshop on “How to conduct reproducible research in Psychology.” Chongqing, China.
  • October 14, 2016, Organizer & lecturer,  a workshop on “Enhancing reproducibility in psychological research”, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China
  • August 2016 Ambassador of Center for Open Science
  • June 26-30, 2016, Volunteer,  22nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2011 – Currently Moderator,  52brain.com, the largest Chinese online forum for Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience researchers.
  • December 20, 2015, Organizer,  1st Seminar for Young Scholars in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience. Beijing, China
  • July 2015 Volunteer,  3rd China International Conference on Positive Psychology, Beijing, China
  • May 10, 2015, Organizer,  5th Seminar of 52brain Club in Beijing, Beijing, China
  • April 27, 2014, Organizer,  4th Seminar of 52brain Club in Beijing, Beijing, China
  • November 24, 2013, Organizer,  2nd Seminar of 52brain Club in Beijing, Beijing, China
  • October 19, 2013, Organizer,  1st Seminar of 52brain Club in Beijing, Beijing, China

Professional Membership

  • Association for Psychological Science