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Zhuanghua Shi

PD Dr. Zhuanghua Shi



R3210, Leopoldtr. 13, 80802, München
Department Psychologie, LMU München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 5213
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 5211


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Summer semester 2018

  • Statistics with R (Neuro-cognitive psychology, Master program), Monday 14:00-16:00, Leopoldstr. 44, cip room

    This class is supported by DataCamp, the most intuitive learning platform for data science. Learn R, Python and SQL the way you learn best through a combination of short expert videos and hands-on-the-keyboard exercises. Every week we will have course assignment there. Please do visit and complete your tasks. 
  • Interdisciplinary research (Clinical psychology and cognitive neuroscience, Master program), Fri. 10:00-12:00, Leopoldstr. 44, 501
  • Multisensory perception (Bachelor program), Wed. 8:00-10:00, Leopoldstr. 13, 1205

Winter semester 2017/18

  • NCP Course C: Classical psychological methods 1
  • P 2.4 Practical Course Psychophysics
  • Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten (Allg. u. Exp. Psychologie)
  • Phd Club: Bayesian inference and machine learning.

Summer semester 2017

  • Bachelor course: Multisensory Perception
  • Master seminar: Interdisciplinary research  
  • Phd Club: Bayesian inference and machine learning


Research Projects

  • DFG project SH166/3-1:  Dynamic prior and contextual calibration (with Stefan Glasauer, 2015-2018)
  • DFG project MU 773/16-1: Modeling predictive weighting systems in visual search (with Hermann J. Müller, 2015-2018)
  • DFG project TO 940/1: Adaptive attentional orienting to multisensory events (with Thomas Töllner, 2015-2018)
  • Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für China (ProWA 2015-2016)


 Shi, Z. (2013) Dynamic Temporal Processing of Multisensory Information, Habiltation an der Fakultät für Psychologie und Pädagogik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. 

  • Publications of Zhuanghua Shi

    Allenmark, F., Shi, Z., Müller, H. J. (2018) Inter-trial effects in visual search: Factorial comparison of Bayesian updating models, PLOS Computational Biology. (in revision)

    Zang, X., Huang, L, Müller, H. J., Shi, Z. (2018) Low luminance contrast impedes contextual learning in photopic but not in mesopic environments, Scientific Reports. (in revision)

    Chen, L., Zhou, X., Müller, H. J., Shi, Z.* (2018) What you see depends on what you hear: temporal averaging and crossmodal integration, JEP: General. (in revision)

    Assumpcao, L., Shi, Z., Zang, X., Müller, H. J., Geyer, T. (2018). Contextual cueing of tactile search is supported by an anatomical reference frame. JEP:HPP 44(4):566-577..

    Jia, L., & Shi, Z.* (2017). Duration compression induced by visual and phonological repetition of Chinese characters. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79(7), 2224-2232,

    Zang, X., Shi, Z., Müller, H. J., & Conci, M. (2017). Contextual cueing in 3D visual search depends on representations in planar-, not depth-defined space. Journal of Vision, 17(5), 17.

    Shi, Z., Zang, X., & Geyer, T. (2017). What fixations reveal about oculomotor scanning behavior in visual search. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e155.

    Shi, Z., & Burr, D. (2016). Predictive coding of multisensory timing, Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences.

    Rank, M., Shi, Z., Müller, H. J., & Hirche, S. (2016). Predictive Communication Quality Control in Haptic Teleoperation with Time Delay and Packet Loss. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, doi: 10.1109/THMS.2016.2519608.

    Jia, L., Shi, Z., Zang, X., & Müller, H. J. (2015). Watching a real moving object expands tactile duration: The role of task-irrelevant action context for subjective time. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-015-0975-5

    Jia, L., Shi, Z., & Feng, W. (2015). Wearing weighted backpack dilates subjective visual duration : the role of functional linkage between weight experience and visual timing. Front Psychol, 6(September), Article 1373. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01373

    Assumpção, L., Shi, Z., Zang, X., Müller, H. J., & Geyer, T. (2015). Contextual cueing: implicit memory of tactile context facilitates tactile search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-015-0848-y

    Zang, X., Jia, L., Müller, H. J., Shi, Z. (2014), Invariant spatial context is learned but not retrieved in gaze-contingent tunnel-view search, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

    Shi, Z., Church, R. M., Meck, W. H. (2013), Bayesian optimization of time perception, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.tics.2013.09.009.

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  • Teaching

    11012 Vertifung in Allgemeiner Psychologie I: Multisensorische Wahrnehmung, Mitwoch 8:00-10:00, Leopoldstr. 13, 2402

    PhD seminar: Multisensory Perception, Dienstag, 16:00-18:00 Leopoldstr. 13, 2202 more

  • Demos

    Demos of various experiments. more