I won first price in the faculty 3-min presentation

As PhD students, we rarely have opportunities to brag about our research. This post is to indulge myself in my victory in the 3-minute presentation competition, and tell you why you all need to do something like this. I participated in the competition of the Faculty Christmas Conference this year, and competed with 12 other … Continue reading I won first price in the faculty 3-min presentation

Things to remember and have when testing

I finished testing for my PhD yesterday! Hurray!!! In three years of PhD, I've done 9 studies: Year 1: Behavioural test on the modality switching costs of perceptual modalities and linguistic dimensions (48 participants); Year 2: EEG study on the modality switching costs (16 participants); Norming of 452 sensory adjective metaphors; Behavioural test on shallow … Continue reading Things to remember and have when testing

My paper was accepted by CogSci 2017 – How to cut a 54-page lab report down to 6 pages

(My paper "Can illness be bright? Metaphor comprehension depends on linguistic and embodied factors" has been accepted by the Cognitive Science Conference in July 2017 for a poster presentation. This post is to commemorate the first time I cut my 54-page lab report down to a 6-page manuscript. The task sounds more daunting than it … Continue reading My paper was accepted by CogSci 2017 – How to cut a 54-page lab report down to 6 pages