Jianhui Wu, Ph.D.


Dr. Wu, Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor of Shenzhen University, Distinguished Professor of Pengcheng Scholars Program. Using cognitive neuroscience technologies such as ERP, combined with neuroendocrine and peripheral physiological indicators, to study the effects of stress and stress hormones on human behavior and its cognitive neural mechanisms. At the same time, the results of the above basic research will be put into practical application to study the changes in the psychological behavior of special occupational groups in the face of emergencies and long-term stress. Real-time assessment of functional status and adaptive intervention techniques. Presided over and participated in a number of national and departmental projects related to stress, and served as a member of the editorial board of the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Selected Publications:

  1. Duan, H., Yan, L., Ding, X., Gan, Y., Kohn, N., & Wu, J*. (2020). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in the general Chinese population: Changes, predictors and psychosocial correlates. Psychiatry Research, 113396.
  2. Cao, C., Wang, L*., Wu, J*., Bi, Y., Yang, H., Fang, R., . . . Hall, B. J. (2020). A comparison of ICD-11 and DSM-5 criteria for PTSD among a representative sample of Chinese earthquake survivors. Eur J Psychotraumatol, 11(1), 1760481.
  3. Shi, X., & Wu, J. (2020). Chronic stress and anticipatory event-related potentials: the moderating role of resilience. Stress, 1-7. doi:10.1080/10253890.2020.1766019
  4. Bai, J., Li, W., Yang, Y., Wu, J., He, W., & Xu, M. (2020). Cognitive Correlates of Reading Fluency in Chinese School-Aged Children. Front Psychol, 11, 903. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00903.
  5. Lin, L., Wu, J., Yuan, Y., Sun, X., & Zhang, L. (2020). Working Memory Predicts Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Response to Psychosocial Stress in Males. Front Psychiatry, 11, 142. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00142
  6. Xin, Y., Yao, Z., Wang, W., Luo, Y., Aleman, A., & Wu, J*. (2020). Recent life stress predicts blunted acute stress response and the role of executive control. Stress, 1-23. doi:10.1080/10253890.2019.1687684
  7. Cao, C., Wang, L*., Wu, J*., Li, G., Fang, R., Liu, P., . . . Elhai, J. D. (2019). Association between the OXTR rs53576 genotype and latent profiles of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression symptoms in a representative sample of earthquake survivors. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 1-8. doi:10.1080/10615806.2019.1695604
  8. Wu, J., Feng, M., Liu, Y., Fang, H., & Duan, H*. (2019). The relationship between chronic perceived stress and error processing: evidence from event-related potentials. Scientific reports, 9(1), 11605. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48179-0