Pin-Hao Andy Chen

May 14th, 2013

I completed the training necessary to be a clinical psychologist and received my master’s degree in clinical psychology from National Taiwan University in 2009. After finishing my civic military service in 2011, I joined Dr. Todd Heatherton’s lab at Dartmouth College, in pursuit of a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience.

My research interests include self-reflection and self-regulation by using behavioral and neuroimaging approaches. I also am interested in how cultural factors affect self-referential processing and self-regulation.

Outside of the lab, I like jogging, playing basketball, and scuba diving.


Chen, P.A., Wagner, D.D., Kelley, W.M., Powers, K.E., & Heatherton, T.F. (2013). Medial prefrontal cortex differentiates self from mother in Chinese: Evidence from self-motivated immigrants. Culture and Brain, 1(1), 3-15. doi: 10.1007/s40167-013-0001-5. {PDF}

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