Lei XU (Grace)


School of Life Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

No.2006, Xiyuan Ave, West Hi-Tech Zone, 611731 

RI : Social Cognition and Autism

E-mail : gracetsui.uestc@outlook.com


2013.09- Present, PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

2018.11-2019.11, Joint PhD student in University of Miami, USA

2010.09-2013.06, M.A., Cognitive Neuroscience, Southwest University, China

2005.09-2009.06, B.S., Psychology, Henan Normal University, China


Xu, L., Ma, X., Zhao, W., Luo, L., Yao,  S., & Kendrick, K.M. (2015).  Oxytocin enhances attentional bias for neutral and positive expression faces in individuals with higher autistic traits. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 62, 352-358. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.09.002

2 Luo, R.*, Xu L.*, Zhao, W., Ma, X., Xu, X., Kou, J., Gao, Z., Becker, B., & Kendrick, K.M. (2017). Oxytocin facilitation of acceptance of social advice is dependent upon the perceived trustworthiness of individual advisors. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 83: 1-8. (*Joint first authors) doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.05.020

3  Qiao, L., Xu, L., Che, X., Zhang, L., Li, Y., Xue, G., Li, H., & Chen, A. (2018). The Motivation-Based Promotion of Proactive Control: The Role of Salience Network. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 12, 328. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00328

4  Montag, C., Zhao, Z., Sindermann, C., Xu, L., Fu, M., Li, J., Zheng, X., Li, K., Kendrick, K.M., Dai, J., & Becker, B. (2018). Internet Communication Disorder and the structure of the human brain: initial insights on WeChat addiction. Scientific reports, 8(1), 2155. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19904-y

5  Ma, X., Zhao, W., Luo, R., Zhou, F., Geng, Y., Xu, L., Gao, Z., Zheng, X., Becker, B., & Kendrick, K.M. (2018). Sex- and context-dependent effects of oxytocin on social sharing. Neuroimage, 183, 62–72. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.08.004.

6   Yao, S., Zhao, W., Geng, Y., Chen, Y., Zhao, Z., Ma, X., Xu, L., Becker, B., & Kendrick, K.M. (2018). Oxytocin facilitates approach behavior to positive social stimuli via decreasing anterior insula activity. The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology. doi:10.1093/ijnp/pyy068

7 Xu, X., Yao, S., Xu, L., Geng, Y., Zhao, W., Ma, X., Kou, J., Luo, R., & Kendrick, K.M. (2017). Oxytocin biases men but not women to restore social connections with individuals who socially exclude them. Scientific Reports, 7, 40589. doi: 10.1038/srep40589

8  Gao, Z., Gao, S., Xu, L., Zheng, X., Ma, X., Luo, L., & Kendrick, K.M. (2017). Women prefer men who use metaphorical language when paying compliments in a romantic context. Scientific Reports, 7, 40871. doi: 10.1038/srep40871

9  Ren, P., Tang, S., Fang, F., Luo, L., Xu, L., Bringas-Vega, M.L., Yao, D., Kendrick, K.M., & Valdes-Sosa, P.A. (2017). Gait Rhythm Fluctuation Analysis for Neurodegenerative Diseases by Empirical Mode Decomposition. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 64(1), 52-60. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2016.2536438

10  Zhao, W., Geng, Y., Luo, L., Zhao, Z., Ma, X., Xu, L., Yao, S., & Kendrick, K.M. (2017). Oxytocin Increases the Perceived Value of Both Self-and Other-Owned Items and Alters Medial Prefrontal Cortex Activity in an Endowment Task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00272

11  Zhao, W., Yao, S., Li, Q., Geng, Y., Ma, X., Lizhu Luo, Xu, L., & Kendrick, K.M. (2016). Oxytocin blurs the self-other distinction during trait judgments and reduces medial prefrontal cortex responses. Human Brain Mapping, 37(7), 2512-27. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23190

12  Luo, L., Ma, X., Zheng, X., Zhao, W., Xu, L., Becker, B., & Kendrick, K.M. (2015). Neural systems and hormones mediating attraction to infant and child faces. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 970. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00970

13  徐雷, 王丽君, 赵远方, 谭金凤, 陈安涛. (2014). 阈下奖励调节认知控制的权衡. 心理学报, 46(4), 459-466. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1041.2014.00459   

(Xu, L., Wang, L., Zhao, Y., Tan, J., & Chen, A. (2014). Subliminal Reward Modulates the Tradeoff between Proactive and Reactive Cognitive Control. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 46(4), 459−466.)

14  王丽君, 徐雷, 伍姗姗, 谭金凤, 陈安涛. (2013). 错误后减慢理论模型述评. 心理科学进展, 21(3), 418-428. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2013.00418

(Wang, L., Xu, L., Wu, S., Tan, J., & Chen, A. (2013). Critical review on the theories of Post-error Slowing. Advances in Psychological Science, 21(3), 418-428.)

15  谭金凤, 伍姗姗, 徐雷, 王丽君, 陈安涛. (2013). 前额叶皮层与双任务加工执行功能. 心理科学进展. 21(12), 2127-2135. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2013.02127

(Tan, J., Wu, S., Xu, L., Wang, L., & Chen, A. (2013). Prefrontal Cortex with Executive Functions Involved in Dual-Task Performance. Advances in Psychological Science, 21(12), 2127-2135.)

16  徐雷, 唐丹丹, 陈安涛. (2012). 主动性和反应性认知控制的权衡机制及影响因素. 心理科学进展, 20(7), 1012-1022. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2012.01012

(Xu, L., Tang, D., & Chen, A. (2012). The mechanisms and influential factors of the  tradeoff between proactive and reactive cognitive control. Advances in Psychological Science, 20(7), 2012-2022.)