Principal Investigator





本实验室致力于探索抽象概念表征和学习、灵活性决策等高级认知功能的神经回路和神经计算机理, 并试图将其应用于类脑人工智能的开发以及病人认知功能障碍的治疗。方法上,将以清醒猕猴多脑区多通道细胞外电生理记录为基础,同时结合药理学实验、光遗传学刺激、双光子钙成像、人类心理物理学实验、机器学习等方法。




1. Yang Zhou, Matthew Rosen, Sruthi K. Swaminathan, Nicolas Y. Masse, Oliver Zhu and David J. Freedman*, Distributed functions of prefrontal and parietal cortices during sequential categorical decisions , under revisionposted on BioRxiv

2. Yang Zhou, Krithika Mohan and David J. Freedman*, Distributed Category Processing Across Lateral Intraparietal and Medial Superior Temporal Cortices , under review, posted on  BioRxiv

3. Yang Zhou*, Yining Liu, Mingsha Zhang* ‘Neuronal Correlates of Many-To-One Sensorimotor Mapping in Lateral Intraparietal Cortex’ Cereb Cortex. 2020 June 03 , first and co-corresponding author;

4. Yang Zhou* and David J. Freedman* ‘Posterior Parietal Cortex Plays a Causal Role in Perceptual and Categorical Decisions’ Science, 2019 Jul 12; 365(6449):180-185, first and co-corresponding author;

5. Yang Zhou, Yining Liu, Si Wu, Mingsha Zhang* ‘Neuronal representation of the saccadic timing signals in macaque lateral intraparietal area (LIP)’ Cereb Cortex. 2018 Jul 27:1-14. doi: 10.1093;

6. Yang Zhou, Lixin Liang, Yujun Pan, Ning Qian*, Mingsha Zhang* ‘Sites of overt and covert attention define simultaneous spatial reference centers for visuomotor response’. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 21;7:46556. doi: 10.1038/srep46556;

7. Yang Zhou#, Gongchen Yu#Xuefei Yu , Si Wu, Mingsha Zhang* ‘Asymmetric representations of upper and lower visual fields in egocentric and allocentric references’. J.Vision. 2017  Vol.17, 9. doi:10.1167/17.1.9;

8. Yang Zhou, Yining Liu, Si Wu, Haidong Lu, Mingsha Zhang* ‘Neural representation of the computation of motor error by single neurons in the parietal cortex’. Elife, 2016; 5:e10912;

9. Yang Zhou#, Yining Liu#, Wangzikang Zhang, and Mingsha Zhang* (2012) ‘Asymmetric influence of egocentric representation onto allocentric perception’. J. Neurosci. 32: 8354-8360;