Diheng Zhang

Diheng Zhang

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Faculty Advisor: John Allen

Research Interests: 

  • Etiology of certain psychopathology (specifically, mood disorders) in the context of cognitive neuroscience and information theory
  • Developing science-based, effective intervention
  • Conducting lab experiments to test existing hypothesis for etiology of psychopathology
  • Creating computational models based on existing theories of how brain activities support normal cognitive/affective function, and to test the boundaries between normality and pathology with computational simulation
  • Exploring the biological representation of memory and emotion in human beings and the possible corresponding mathematical representations for artificial intelligence.

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 413 - Drugs & the Brain (2021)
  • PSY 426 - Advanced Human Memory (2023)

*Year listed indicates when this individual last taught the specified course.

Updated: 03/28/23


  • B.S. Psychology, Nanjing University: China (2012)
  • M.A. Psychology, Columbia University (2014)