Huadong Xiong

Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems Faculty Advisors: Robert Wilson & Arne Ekstrom

Huadong Xiong

Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems Faculty Advisors: Robert Wilson & Arne Ekstrom

I am broadly interested in understanding the representations used by both biological and artificial agents to perform cognitive tasks. Most of my research time, I build phenomenological models to identify the hidden variables in behaviors, and build optimization-based neural network models to find normative neural solutions for cognitive functions.
 
Research Interests: 

  • How feedforward and recurrent connections contribute to encoding prior information in working memory.
  • Exploration strategies across species.
  • Trade-offs between complexity and effectiveness in the formation of task representations by biological agents.
  • How to perform path integration without the use of a metric representation.
  • To what extent does language contribute to intelligence?

Updated: 02/1/23

Degrees

  • M.Ed.
Ph.D. Students Cognition & Neural Systems
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Psychology 416