Yinqi Huang

Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems
Human Spatial Cognition Lab
Faculty Advisor: Arne Ekstrom
Faculty Advisor: Robert Wilson

I am interested in the decision making in spatial navigation in virtual reality. My current project involves modeling how humans integrate multi-sensory inputs during VR navigation, using mobile EEG and motion data.

Research Interests:

  • Spatial Cognition
  • Decision Making

Selected Publications:

  • Huang, Y. (2023). Leveraging virtual reality to understand human spatial navigation. Nature Reviews Psychology.

Selected Presentations:

  • Huang, Y., Du, Y. K., Wilson, R., & Ekstrom, A. (2023). Neural correlates of mismatch detection and integration of visual and body-based cues in virtual reality. In Society for Neuroscience Conference, Washington, DC.

Guest Lectures:

  • Guest Lecturer on ANOVA for PSY 230 - Measurement and Statistics (2022)
  • Guest Lecturer on Psychedelics for PSY 313 - Drugs and the Brain (2023)

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Updated: 09/27/23


  • B.Sc. (Hons), University of Toronto