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Sebea IarinaGheorghe Lazăr National College , Romania
Beijia Hu Shanghai Pinghe Bilingual School , China
Weihao HuaShanghai High School International Division , China
Kexin Chong Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School , USA
Hao KanBeijing No.4 High School , China
Xinran Wu Beijing National Day School , China
Nicole KhomenkoUniversity College School , UK
Qianrui Guo Shandong Experimental High School , China
Quanwei ZhangExperimental School Affiliated with Zhuhai No. 1 High School , China
Leyi Zhou Beijing National Day School , China
Yahan Liang QSI International School of Malta , Malta
Robin Cao China World Academy , China
Shuyao JiaChina World Academy , China
Shurong Chen Concord College , UK
Xinyu Fang Middle school affiliated to Northwest University Xi’an , China
Yvonna WangThe High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China , China
Shubei Zou Jiaxiang Foreign Languages School , China
Houer DaiCanterbury School , USA
Justin MaoBeijing 101 Middle School , China
Xinyu Liang Guangdong Country Garden School , China
Bohan Wang Shanghai New Epoch Bilingual School , China
Teuku Naraya Malikiandra Kharisma Bangsa School of Global Education , Indonesia
Allendra Ghifarayyan Anandyka Kharisma Bangsa School Of Global Education , Indonesia
Yiqi huang Guangzhou Foreign Language School , China
Kioni Chon Renaissance College , HK China
Vanessa Hu Beijing Huijia Private School , China
Dorothy Zhang The Early College at Guilford , USA
Leyu Qian Xi'an Tie Yi ICC School , China
Chengyang ZhangExperimental School Attached to Beijing Normal University , China
Zirou Liu Affiliated High School of South China Normal University , China
William ZhouChina World Academy , China
Lydia Yu Hangzhou International School , China
Qiyue ZhangXi'an Gaoxin No.1 High School , China
Yingjiang Su Chengdu Shude High School Foreign Language Campus the International Department , China
Bixiang Zhan UWC-CSC , China
Dr. Ellen Langer is a Professor in the Psychology Department at Harvard University where she was the first woman to be tenured in the department. She has been described as the “mother of mindfulness” and has written extensively on the illusion of control, mindful aging, stress, decision-making, and health. She is the founder of The Langer Mindfulness Institute and consults with organizations to foster mindful leadership, innovation, strategy and work/life integration.
Dr. Ma Shufeng is an Associate Professor of the Department of Educational Psychology at East China Normal University. She earned her Ph.D. at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research centers on children’s cognitive, social and language development in classroom contexts, specifically as children participate in collaborative group or learn through interactive instructional methods.
Dr. Xin (Alice) Zhao is an Assistant Professor(Chenhui Scholar) in Department of Educational Psychology at East China Normal University . She is broadly interested in how children across cultures reason about and learn from the social world. Specifically, her current research centers around children's developing understanding of choice and constraints across cultures, as well as its implications on children's behavioral regulation and social evaluations. She received her B.S. from Tsinghua University in 2014 and then her PhD from Cornell University in 2019.
Dr. Geoff Bird began by studying imitation and its neural mechanisms while completing a PhD at University College London. After this, he moved to the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, also at UCL, to investigate various aspects of social cognition in adults with autism spectrum disorder.
In 2017, he moved to the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, wherehe hope to continue the research on social cognition, interoception, and related topics.