Dr. Lingdan Wu

Post doc

Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Konstanz
P.O. Box 47
D-78457 Konstanz

Office: C524
Office hours: upon arrangement
Phone: +49 (0) 7531 88 5116
Email: lingdan.wu [at] uni-konstanz.de


Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

since 11/2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology (Prof. Dr. Britta Renner),
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
08/2013 - 05/2015 Postdoctoral researcher, Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
01/2010 - 05/2013 PhD candidate, Dept. of Psychology I, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
11/2008 - 11/2009 Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Psychology, University of Arizona, USA.
08/2008 - 09/2008 Research Assistant, Dept. of Information System, City University of Hong Kong, PRC.
06/2007 - 01/2010 Lecturer, School of Psychology, Southwest University, PRC.

Education

2010-2013 PhD, Dept. of Psychology I, University of Würzburg, Germany
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Paul Pauli, Prof. Dr. Andrea Kübler, Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Lesch
2008-2009 Visiting scholar, Dept. of Psychology, University of Arizona, USA
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. John J.B. Allen
2003-2006 Master, School of Psychology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China
1999-2003 Bachelor, School of Educational Technology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China

Awards

2013 Best Publication Award, 2012, GK-emotions, University of Wuerzburg, Germany.
2006 Outstanding Master's Thesis Award, Chongqing Municipal Government, China
2004 Graduate Student Excellence Award, Southwest Normal University, China

Peer-Reviewing Activities

Journals: Plos one, Psychophysiology, Cognition and Emotion, Frontiers in Psychology, International Journal of Psychophysiology

Membership in Professional Organizations

  Society of psychophysiology research
  Association for Psychological Science

Research

Research interests

  • Contextual emotion regulation and behavioral change
  • Cognitive emotion regulation in nicotine addicts
  • Psychophysiological responses to emotionally arousing stimuli

Projects

Current projects:

SMARTACT: Individual and context-based real-time interventions promoting normal eating and physical activity through mobile technology
(funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF)

Finished projects:

  ‘PROPEREMO’- Production and perception of emotion: An affective sciences approach. Funded by European Research Council(ERC)funded project.
Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Klaus Scherer
  ‘Mapping the relationship between affective state and the human likeness dimension of the Uncanny Valley Hypothesis.’
Co-investigators: Dr. des. Marcus Cheetham, Professor Dr. Lutz Jancke, Professor Dr. Paul Pauli.
  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DAAD) Doctoral scholarship: emotion regulation in drug addicts
  Germany DAAD’s RISE scholarship: psychophysiological responses to drug related stimuli and non-drug stimuli

Publications

2015
Paper

Cheetham, M., Wu, L.D. (co-first author), Paul, P., & Jancke, L. (2015). The more humanlike, the better: Arousal, valence, familiarity and the Uncanny Valley Hypothesis. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00981 

2015
Paper

Wu, L., Winkler, M. H., Wieser, M. J., Andreatta, M., Li, Y., & Pauli, P. (2015). Emotion regulation in heavy smokers: experiential, expressive and physiological consequences of cognitive reappraisal. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01555

2013
Paper

Wu, L.D, Winkler, M. H., Andreatta, M., & Pauli, P. (2013). Prospective emotion regulation in smokers as reflected in self-reports, facial electromyographic and electroencephalogram activity. Advances in Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (Vol. 7888, pp. 225-234): Springer Berlin Heidelberg doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-38786-9_26

2012
Paper

Wu, L.D., Pu, J., Allen, J. J.B., & Pauli, P. (2012). Recognition of facial expressions in individuals with elevated levels of depressive symptoms: an eye-movement study. Depression Research and Treatment. 2012, 249030. doi: 10.1155/2012/249030

2012
Paper

Wu, L.D., Winkler, M. H., Andreatta, M., Hajcak, G., & Pauli, P. (2012). Appraisal frames of pleasant and unpleasant pictures alter emotional responses as reflected in self-report and facial electromyographic activity. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 85(2), 224-229. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2012.04.010

2007
Paper

Yan, J.J., Wu, L.D. (Corresponding author), Sun, H.J. (2007). A review on virtual reality exposure therapy for fear of flying. Progress in Modern Biomedicine (Chinese), 9, 1372-1375

2006
Paper

Tao, W.D., Sun, H.J, Tao, X.L., Liu, Q., Wu, L.D., Luo, W.B. (2006). Application of immersed virtual reality technology in psychological research. Progress in Modern Biomedicine (Chinese), 6(3), 58-62

2006
Paper

Wu, L.D., Liu, D.Z. (2006) Children’s meta-cognitive monitoring and strategy selection during counting. Psychological Science (Chinese), 29, 354-357

2005
Paper

Wu, L.D., Liu, D.Z. (2005) Analysis of psychological factors of pathological internet use. International Chinese Application Psychology Journal (Chinese), 2, 212-215