Xiong Jiang PhD
Dr. Jiang received his Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America in 2005. He is currently a research assistant professor at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Jiang uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), psychophysics, and computational modeling to study high-level cognitive functions in both young and old, with a focus on object recognition recently. Using the technique of fMRI-rapid adaptation, he has been studying invariance and selectivity, two key issues of object recognition. In particular, he is interested in the relationship between behavior and neural selectivity in the brain, especially, how the change in behavioral performance can be quantitatively, rather than qualitatively, linked to the change in neural selectivity that might be caused by neural disorders, aging, and training.